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Monday, December 8, 2008

Broccoli Rajma Curry

Broccoli's noteworthy nutrients include vitamin C, vitamin A (mostly as beta-carotene), folic acid, calcium, and fiber. While the calcium content of one serving doesn't equal that of a glass of milk, broccoli is an important calcium source for those who don't consume dairy products.Like most beans, kidney beans are rich in the best sort of fiber - soluble fiber - which helps to eliminate cholesterol from the body. They are a good source of folate, potassium, iron, manganese, copper and zinc. As a high-potassium, low-sodium food they help reduce blood pressure. Not only are they low in fat, but when combined with grains, beans supply high quality protein which provides a healthy alternative to meat or other animal protein. Kidney beans also contain protease inhibitors which frustrate the development of cancerous cells. Both broccoli n rajma makes this spicy curry more tasty n also healthy.


Few Broccoli florets
1cup Rajma (soaked overnite)
1no Onion (chopped)
1no Tomato (chopped)
1/2tsp Fennelseed powder
5nos Garlic pods (crushed)
1/2tsp Red chilly powder
1/2tsp Coriander powder
Salt
Oil
1/2tsp Mustard seeds n Urad dal
5nos Curryleaves

Heat oil in a kadai, add the mustard seeds n urad dal, let them splutters.. add chopped onion n chopped tomatoes, curryleaves with fennel seed powder n crushed garlic pods with salt n cook them until they turns mushy..meanwhile pressure cook the rajma with enough water, salt until 2 hisses...drain the excess of water in a bowl (will use the water for making curry)  n keep aside the cooked rajma...

Add the cooked rajma to the already cooked onion - tomato mixture, followed by broccoli with redchilly powder, coriander powder, salt n turn everything well with rajma cooked water, cook until the water evaporates n oil get separates...

Healthy Broccoli Rajma Curry!!!!

26 comments:

Jaishree said... Reply To This Comment

BroccoliRajma is new to me.. looks yummy & delicious ..will have a try..priya

Shama Nagarajan said... Reply To This Comment

new recipe..very simple..lovely

srikars kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Nice entry.. looks delicious...

RAKS KITCHEN said... Reply To This Comment

hat sounds like an awesome combo of broccoli and rajma! Looks nice::)

Happy cook said... Reply To This Comment

I love brocoli actully i prefer these than cauliflower.
Never had them with rajma. It is indeed a clever idea to combine them both and it looks delicious.

Yasmeen said... Reply To This Comment

Broccoli with beans ,a curry can't get healthier than that:)

Trupti said... Reply To This Comment

broccoli with Rajma what a healthy combination. Curry looks very delicious & easy to make

delhibelle said... Reply To This Comment

delicious & healthy recipe

Mahimaa's kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

super healthy dish. new combo...

rekhas kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

broccoli and rajma rare combo priya but intresting looks yum

Alka said... Reply To This Comment

This is some real unheard of combo,but sounds lovely and looks intersting..must have tasted pretty good !

Supriya Raman said... Reply To This Comment

That is such an interesting combination! Looks and sounds delicious!

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

Sounds healthy and great combo!

AnuSriram said... Reply To This Comment

Thats very innovative... Looks delicious!

Purva Desai said... Reply To This Comment

Broccoli and Rajma are unique combo and healthy one...thanks for sharing
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Sujatha said... Reply To This Comment

Wow! both broccoli and Rajma are my favorites and I'm glad to see a recipe with both combined! Need to try this for sure.. :) bookmarked..

Uma said... Reply To This Comment

wow, what a combination! must have tasted great! looks so delicious and healthy Priya.

Curry Leaf said... Reply To This Comment

New combo.But surely healthy.Kindly send it to TastyPalettes for the Legume Affair -6th helping

Gita's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

I usually have broccoli as a salad. Your recipe is a great idea, looks delicious :)

vidhas said... Reply To This Comment

This combo is very new to me. Perfect idea to include brocoli.

Premyscakes said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy combo, looks yummy.

G.Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

looking yummy,spicy n healthy food yaar,,,

G.Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

looking colurful n yummy yaar..

Lakshmi Venkatesh said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy and nice dish.

Priya said... Reply To This Comment

Thanks friends for leaving ur comments...

@CL, sure will send them..

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