Thursday, September 18, 2008

BROCCOLI 65

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INGREDIENTS:


Broccoli Medium-sized Florets------------------5-6 cups

Green Bell pepper------------------------------1 big one

Chilli powder------------------------------------1-1/2 tsp

Green chillies------------------------------------2 slit lenghtwise

Garlic cloves------------------------------------3

Onion-------------------------------------------1 big one

Salt----------------------------------------------as required(can use ajinomoto instead)

Corn startch-------------------------------------5-6 tbp

Soy sauce----------------------------------------2 tsp

Chilli sauce---------------------------------------1 tsp

Tomato sauce------------------------------------2 tsp

Green onions-------------------------------------1 cup chopped

Oil----------------------------------------------for deep frying



DIRECTIONS:


1.Cut the broccoli into small to medium florets of your choice and clean them thoroughly.

2.Soak them in hot water for few mins then drain them out and let it stand till all the water comes out through the colander

3.In a sufficient mixing bowl add corn starch,salt , chilli powder and mix well. Do not add water to it.

4.Just mix in the florets into the starch properly and if needed just sprinkle little water onto it to see hat starch is properly coated.

5.Let it sit for 10 mins.Then heat the oil in a pan and deep fry the starch coated florets till golden brown .

6.First test a small floret for taste then adjust either salt/chillipowder as per your taste.

7.Allow the whole florets to rest on kitchen paper or tissue till the sauce is ready.

8.Add thinly sliced onions to 3 tbp of oil and fry till light brown then add the sliced bellpepper.

9.Once the bellpeppers are slightly done transfer to a seperate bowl and set aside.

10.In the same pan add 2tsp of oil,chopped garlic pods,green onions and saute till fried then turn the heat to low then after a minute add soy sauce,chilli sauce,tomato sauce.

11.Fry for a minute on low heat them add on both onions-bellpepper as well as deep fried florets into the sauce mixture.

12.Turn heat to medium low then kepp sauting for 2-3 mins then turn off.

13.Serve immediately with any dipping sauce........




Sending this to Sunshinemom's Green Event......
As well as EasyCrafts PartyFood Event......

18 comments:

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Hey raaji, looks very nice:)Nice colour of the dish!
I will do your tag ASAP:)

VEGETABLE PLATTER said...

looks lovely .. such a healthy dish ... good one raaji

Uma said...

ooh! I love the name and so do the curry. Looks so delicious and healthy too.

G.Pavani said...

first time to ur blog,u have wonderful blog,broccoli65 looks yummy,perfect pic

Sunshinemom said...

Thanks for visiting, Raaji! Such a tasty welcome this dish is:) Will be around more often!

Anonymous said...

yummy its tasting very nice.
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sindhura said...

best recipe to taste,visit me at www.southernspice.co.nr and i would like to have your comments on my budding website

Gaurav Oza said...

Hey Raaji - you have a great taste for food. i have tried many of ur dishes and liked them. I live in US and this would be the only source for me to learn cooking and that too indian food. thanks again for the efforts to put all these things together :)

Laavanya said...

Interesting twist to the cauliflower 65. Nice pictures

G.Pavani said...

thank u raaji for ur comments,i think both of us have same character

Swati Raman Garg said...

lookss so so so tempting...this is my first time here.... and u have amazing pics...

raaji said...

thanks sindhura for dropping by......i couldnt follow up with any comments as i was having prb with loggin in to ur site....i dont know why...just send me ur mailid.....

SriLekha said...

wow! that looks yummy raji!

sireesha said...

nice color....never tried anything with broccoli.....as it sounds just like cauliflower which both of my kids hate.....i know that its healthy but maybe i should show my kids this recipe to make them eat this

Priti said...

Broccoli 65...now this is real gud thing to do...nice variation dear..gud going

Yasmeen said...

This is cool! i love broccoli and never tried it this delicious way.

sunshinemom said...

Thank you for sending this to FIC!

Madhuram said...

That's a very innovative idea Raaji. I'm going to try this definitely because broccoli is our favorite and I'm always trying to find new recipes.