Showing posts with label Broccoli. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Broccoli. Show all posts

Friday, 2 June 2017


Broccoli florets – 1 hands full
Baby spinach – 2 hands full
Spring onion – 2/3 full
Chopped onion – 1 tbsp
Butter – 2 tbsp
Nutmeg powder – 1 pinch
Cinnamon powder – 1 pinch
Crushed black pepper
Fresh cream – 2 tbsp
Roughly chopped walnut – ½ cup
Milk – ½  cup (optional)
yummy crunchy broccoli soup with walnut easy recipe
Crunchy Broccoli Soup


Take a heavy bottom pan and heat 1 tbsp butter.
Add chopped onion and sauté it.
Add all green vegetables and occasionally stir for mixing.
Add 1 cup water and let it boil for 7-8 minutes.
Let it cool down and put this in blender and blend it.
Take a nonstick pan and put the remaining butter and fry the walnuts till golden, here you can use any types of nut like almond, cashew whatever you have. This nuts will give crunchiness.
Now remove nuts from the pan and pour the blended broccoli in it.
Time for seasoning, add salt and pepper.
Add nutmeg and cinnamon powder for nice aroma.
Let it boil for 2 minutes, in this stage if you feel the need to make it thinner, you can add milk.
Switch off the gas. Add cream and mix it well.
Add fried walnuts and serve in a bowl.
Your broccoli soup is ready.

This is one of my child's favourites. Another favourite soup of my daughter is Pumpkin soup. Both these soups are yummy and healthy. These are completely home made, so no added flavour or preservatives. Let me know how it turned out at your end. Happy cooking J

Thursday, 31 October 2013

easy recipe to cook broccoli with coconut milk
Broccoli With Coconut Milk

This is an easy recipe to cook broccoli with coconut. This yummy side dish will complement well with naan, paratha, rumali roti or pulao.

Broccoli - 8-10 florets
Grated ginger - ½ tsp
Coconut milk 2 - tbsp
Sliced onion 2 - tbsp
Poppy seeds paste - 1 tbsp
Almond paste – 2 tbsp
Cumin seeds
White oil

At first boil broccoli into water for 5 minutes. Immediately strain the broccoli and keep aside.
Now heat oil in a pan and fry sliced onion it till brown. Take of it out of the pan and keep aside.
After that, put the blanched broccoli in oil and sauté it. Now remove it from pan and keep aside.
Then put cumin seeds and grated ginger and fry it for a minute.
Now add poppy seeds paste and almond paste and stir well in low flame.
After 3-4 minutes, add a little bit of water, salt and sugar as per your taste and mix well.
Add the broccoli and keep it in low flame till the broccoli is tender.
Now add thick coconut milk and fried onion and mix it.
After 1 -2 minutes, pour it in a serving bowl and serve with naan, paratha or pulao.

Friday, 15 March 2013

Broccoli With Butter Sauce

a yummy dish of broccoli with butter sauce
Broccoli With Butter Sauce
Red capsicum
Green capsicum
Yellow capsicum
Sliced onion
Chopped garlic
Paprika sauce
Mustard powder
Pepper powder
Seasoning cube
White oil
At first cut broccoli into florets. In a pan take white oil and put sliced onion. Fry it till golden and keep aside. Now take another pan and take butter. Add chopped garlic and sauté it. Now add flour and milk and stir it well. Add pepper powder and mustard powder and mix it well and keep aside. In a bowl take worm water and put a seasoning cube and keep aside. Now, heat oil in a pan and add broccoli and a pinch of salt. After 2-3 minutes add all capsicums (julienne cut). Fry it and add sugar, pepper powder, salt, paprika sauce and mix it in high flame. Now add butter sauce and diluted seasoning cube and mix it well. Wait for 1-2 minutes and add fried onion and mix it. Your yummy broccoli with butter sauce is now ready.