Broccoli, one of the most nutritious vegetables that is available in the market and is used widely in many households. Many of us avoid the humble broccoli especially kids and find it as a punishment to eat this super healthy vegetable. Here are some amazing Indian recipes to include this super food into your regular diet which will change the way you look at broccoli.
Broccoli takes on flavours of Indian Spices really well and can be paired with most of the vegetables available in the Indian Market. We can use broccoli instead of cauliflower in most of the recipes as broccoli is similar to cauliflower. Not only does broccoli add colour to your dishes, it also gives you added nutrients which is very important for your overall health.
You can use Broccoli to make Salad, Gravy Sabzi, Dry Sabzi, Pasta, Pizza, Paratha and many other recipes. Adding it into this recipe, makes it easier for you to feed Broccoli to your kids.
It has many health benefits. Broccoli is rich in Folate, Vitamins A, C and K, Potassium and Amino Acids. Low in calories, Broccoli is excellent for helping you loose weight and to help your digestion. It also helps in lowering cholesterol levels. Broccoli is linked to lowering our risk for many types of Cancers as well as Heart Disease.
To keep the nutrients intact while cooking broccoli, we need to ensure that we do not overcook the broccoli. Do not soak the broccoli in water as well, just rinse under a tap and use it. Although broccoli is a cool climate vegetable, it is now available in the market throughout the year. However, it is best to buy broccoli when it is in season.
While buying broccoli look for tightly closed, deep-green buds with fresh leaves. Yellow or flowering buds, wilting leaves and rubbery stems are signs that the broccoli is not fresh. Try these mouthwatering recipes and let us know how you like it.
1. North Indian Broccoli Recipes
2. South Indian Broccoli Recipes
3. Indian Bread with Broccoli Recipes
4. Indian Broccoli Starter Recipes