Buttered Broccoli Poriyal Sabzi Recipe - Finger Food For Babies And Toddlers

Broccoli Poriyal is a finger food for babies or toddlers who are over the age of 10 months. This Poriyal/Sabzi can also be served along with curd rice or dal chawal for a complete and wholesome meal

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Buttered Broccoli Poriyal Sabzi Recipe - Finger Food For Babies And Toddlers
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Broccoli, this cruciferous vegetables does wonders for a human body. This recipe of Broccoli Poriyal or stir fry is a really simple sabzi that can be made for your babies /toddlers who are over the age of 10 months.

This dish is a simple dish of stir frying steamed broccoli with butter and garlic - the two flavours that babies absolutely love. 

Did you know : Broccoli contains Vitamins A, B, C and K along with folate, protein, calcium, Zinc and Fibre - Thats a lot of nutrients from a small cruciferous vegetable. Alll Vitamins are essential to for bodily functions such as metabolism, immunity and digestion.

Folate is important for your child's brain development while Zinc helps in retaining and growing good bacteria in the baby/toddler's gut for proper digestion.

Calcium keeps the bones of the baby strong and helps them in their movements while fibre is essential for proper digestion of food consumed. 

Serve this Broccoli Poriyal as a side dish along with Curd Rice or Paruppu Sadam for a complete and wholesome meal.

You can even serve this Broccoli dish as a finger food to your babies/ toddlers over the age of 10 months. 

Cuisine: Continental
Course: Side Dish
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

2 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

12 M

Makes:

2 Servings

Ingredients

  • 10 Broccoli , cut into florets
  • 1 teaspoon Butter
  • 2 cloves Garlic , minced

How to make Buttered Broccoli Poriyal Sabzi Recipe - Finger Food For Babies And Toddlers

  1. To begin making Buttered Broccoli Poriyal Sabzi, we need to first steam the Broccoli florets

  2. Firstly make sure to wash the broccoli thoroughly as there might be particles of mud or worms in between the florets.

  3. Add the broccoli florets into a pressure cooker along with 2 tablespoons of water and a pinch of salt.

  4. Allow to pressure cook for 1 whistle. Turn off the flame and run the pressure cooker under water to release the pressure immediately. 

  5. Take out the steamed broccoli florets and keep aside. 

  6. If you are cooking on the stove, add the broccoli florets to a pot of water (enough to cover all the florets). Allow the florets to boil in the water for 5 minutes. 

  7. The broccoli should have sufficiently cooked. Make sure to not over cook broccoli as it might lose the nutrition when over cooked. 

  8. In a heavy bottomed pan, add 1 teaspoon of butter and allow it to melt. 

  9. Once the butter has melted add the minced garlic. Saute for a few minutes until the flavour of garlic incorporates in the butter. 

  10. Add in the steamed broccoli and give it a good stir so that the butter has coated well on to the florets. 

  11. Turn off the flame and place it in a serving dish for your baby/toddler.

  12. Serve this Broccoli Poriyal as a side dish along with Curd Rice or Paruppu Sadam for a complete and wholesome meal .

  13. You can even serve this Broccoli dish as a finger food to your babies/ toddlers over the age of 10 months. 

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