Broccoli in Cilantro Curry Sauce


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simple to make good with rice, rotis


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serves: 1

2 heads broccoli chopped in medium sized florets

1tbsp coriander seeds

1 bunch cilantro

1/4 cup grated coconuts

2 leaves bay

2 green chilies

1 dry red chili


Thadka materials (mustard, urad, cumin, asafetida)

Nutrition Facts
Broccoli in Cilantro Curry Sauce

Servings Per Recipe: 1

Amount per Serving

Calories: 255

  • Total Fat: 9.4 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 6.2 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 118.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 41.2 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 14.8 g
  •     Sugars: 13.4 g
  • Protein: 12.8 g

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1.  Steam the broccoli for 2-3 minutes tops in the MW

2.  In a pan add the coriander seeds, cilantro, coconuts and green chilies and roast for a bit, until the incredible smell of the coriander seeds waft around the kitchen or even up stairs (this is usually when my kids poke their heads out of their rooms sniffing with this perpetual question –whatchya making ma- smells SO good yo if it is my son or ma if it is my daughter!

3.  Add some cold water to this and grind to a fine paste in the blender

4.  In a kadai or large wok, add 1 tsp of oil (olive or sesame) and thadka with mustard seeds, urad and asafetida and red chili)

5.  Toss the steamed broccoli in and stir a few times

6.  Add the curry sauce and let the broccoli simmer in the sauce for until the sauce is bubbling and dwindling.

7.  Remove from stove and transfer into a hot pot

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