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08 Dec 2019 1065 Views

Broccoli belongs to a family of vegetables called cruciferous vegetables and its close relatives include brussel sprouts, cauliflower, and cabbage. 

When it comes to great-tasting nutrition, broccoli is an all-star food with many health benefits. Broccoli is a vegetable which is low in calorie but loaded with good amount of nutrients like folic acid, proteins and antioxidants like vitamin C in addition to fiber.

Broccoli sabzi is a simple recipe and gets ready in less then half an hour, so you can make it for your lunch or dinner..


  1. Heat a pan combine chana dal and urad dal and cumin seeds and dry roast it for 3-4 minutes.
  2. Transfer it in a jar add little water (medium consistency) and grind it and keep it aside.
  3. In a nonstick pan heat the oil and roast the remaining cumin seeds and bay leaf then add the chopped onion and roast it for another 5 minutes.
  4. After the onions get roasted on a mediem low flame put the broccoli, ¼ cup of water cover with lid and cook for ten minutes stir in between.
  5. When the broccolis are cooked add the grinded paste of chana and urad dal, garam masala and red chili powder also add ½ cup of water and simmer on medium low flme.
  6. Off the flame transfer it into the dish garnish with some coriander leaves and serve it with chapati or brown rice.


  • Broccoli florets – 100 gms
  • Black split lentil – 10 gms (urad dal)
  • Chana dal – 10 gms
  • Onion –  25 gms (chopped)
  • Oil –  ½ tsp
  • Cumin seeds –  ½ tsp
  • Bayleaf – 1
  • Garam masala powder – ¼ tsp
  • Red chili powder – ¼ tsp
  • Water – 100 ml
  • Salt – as per taste.

Nutritive Value

ENERGY: 146 Kcals


PROTEINS: 9.4 gms

FATS: 3.27 gms

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