Sweet Potato & Broccoli Sabzi Recipe
Sweet Potato & Broccoli Sabzi Recipe, is a simple stir fry of Broccoli and Sweet Potatoes that can be made in jiffy.Serve it along with some dal and phulkas for a simple weekday lunch or wrap it in a chapati to pack it in your Lunch Box.
Sweet Potato & Broccoli Sabzi Recipe is a quick to make healthy stir fry recipe. It is packed with the goodness of Broccoli combined with sweet potatoes. This dish adds a great variety to the daily menu and is a fantastic way to include broccoli in our meal. It is an easy recipe and a perfect one to pack in your Lunch Box as it can be made in jiffy.
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If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dry Vegetable Recipes that you can make for your everyday meals:
- 2 cups Broccoli , cut into florets
- 1 Sweet Potato , peeled and cut lengthwise
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
- 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- Salt , to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon Kalonji (Onion Nigella Seeds)
- 1 teaspoon Cooking oil
- 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
- Salt , to taste
How to make Sweet Potato & Broccoli Sabzi Recipe
To begin making the Sweet Potato & Broccoli Sabzi Recipe, cut broccoli into small size florets. Wash, pat dry and keep aside. Peel and cut the sweet potatoes into thin strips similar to french fries. Soak sweet potato in water in a bowl.
Heat oil in a skillet, on medium flame. To this add the broccoli, sprinkle some cumin powder and salt.
Cover and cook the broccoli until done. This should take about 4-6 minutes.
Once done, transfer the Broccoli to a bowl and set aside.
Heat oil in a stir-fry pan over medium heat. Add the nigella seeds and allow it to sizzle.
Add the sliced sweet potatoes along with salt, red chilli powder and turmeric powder. Stir to combine, cover the pan with the lid and cook potatoes until it is cooked through completely.
This will take a good 10 minutes on medium flame.
Add steamed broccoli florets into this pan and stir to combine. Cook the Sweet Potato & Broccoli Sabzi Recipe for another minute or so and turn off the heat.
Transfer the Stir Fried Sweet Potatoes with Broccoli to a serving bowl and serve warm.
Chandrima is a visual designer turned homemaker, who studied Bengali literature and did a course on Fine Arts and Graphics. Apart from her interest in painting, making crafts, sketching, stitching, and graphics, she is a true Bong foodie, born and brought up in Kolkata.. She cooks Bengali food regularly at home and loves baking too. She has a terrible sweet tooth and that's why she bakes quite often. "'Not Out of the Box' is a place, where I blog about all my recipes and all the things I love!"