Monday, May 11, 2009

Srilankan Broccoli Fry

Broccoli are quite rich in beta-carotene and vitamin C are important antioxidants that have been linked to a reduced risk of numerous conditions, including cataracts, heart disease, and several cancers... broccoli is an important calcium source for those who don't consume dairy products. Calcium does more than build strong bones. Research shows that this mineral may play a role in the control of high blood pressure, and it may work to prevent colon cancer. Broccoli is a member of the cabbage, or cole, family. It grows 11/2 to 21/2 feet tall and looks a bit like cauliflower.Broccoli takes the prize as the most nutritious vegetable around. Delicious raw or cooked, this vegetable can be a versatile vegetable can be suit prefectly for any style of cuisine..Here comes the srilankan style of making out broccoli fry with simple ingredients and this needs less than 15 minutes...Cooked crunchy broccoli fry tastes delicious with simple rice dish..This superb simple side dish goes to AWED-Srilanka guest hosted by Siri of Siri's Corner, event started by DK.. also goes to SWC-Cooking with Greens guest hosted by Sowmya of Creative Saga and finally to 15minutes Cooking by Mahimaa....



2cups Broccoli Florets (chopped finely)
2nos Onions (chopped)
2nos Green chillies (chopped)
5nos Garlic (chopped finely)
2tsp Dry red chilly flakes
1no Cinnamom stick
Oil
Salt
Cook the chopped broccoli with enough salt for 3 minutes(high) in microwave oven..Put the oil in a pan, saute the onions and green chillies, garlic and cinnamon. Fry until the onions are golden brown, add the cooked broccolis,stir... then add the dry chilly flakes, stir everything for a while, dont let the broccolis to change the colour...
Put off the stove and serve hot as side dish!

On the way to FIC-Favourite guest hosted by Curry Leaf, event started by Sunshinemom..

19 comments:

Ushanandini said... Reply To This Comment

Wonderful information for broccoli! Healthy fry!

Sharmi said... Reply To This Comment

I have lots of broccoli in my fridge and was wondering what to do! nice and simple recipe!

Trupti said... Reply To This Comment

what a lovely, easy & healthy fry Priya. Thanks for sharing this

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

Very simple and healthy curry :)

Superchef said... Reply To This Comment

this looks nice..im making something on the weekend for this event! :)

Pooja said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy fry! Love the addition of cinnamon :)

Pooja said... Reply To This Comment

Nice info priya..looks lovely..

Prathibha said... Reply To This Comment

Loved the fresh colour of broccoli fry...Nice addition of spices..

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

Nice and easy recipe Priya...love the array of spices you have used here :)

Suparna said... Reply To This Comment

Hi Priya,
This 15 mnts event has tuned out to be a blessing for many like me :) love easy and fast to prepare dishes. Thanks for yet another healthy easy recipe.
TC

Chitra said... Reply To This Comment

i have never used broccoli ,looks yumm!!

Parita said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy broccoli fry...looks simple and easy to make :)

Lena Rashmin Raj said... Reply To This Comment

snap s just superb..dis s my fst comment in ur blog..wl make it a practice frm nw.. dish s nicely presented..

rekhas kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

wow what a info priya very helthy one nice entry

Ashwini said... Reply To This Comment

Simple and healthy fry. Yumm

Curry Leaf said... Reply To This Comment

Wow,I am yet to post Srilankan dishes.Will do so b4 deadline only as usual.Love the stirfry the combo is of cinnamon with chilliflakes is very aromatic and spicy.Love info on broccoli

Valarmathi said... Reply To This Comment

Simple and healthy recipe, good one.

mahimaa said... Reply To This Comment

all i can say is you rock priya.

anuradha said... Reply To This Comment

Its wonderful to see[feel]receipies and comments on broccoli for the first time user like me.thank you very much priya..