Broccoli which comes from the cabbage family is packed with nutritional benefits. They are high in dietary fibre and Vitamin C. According to wikipidea broccoli reduces the risk of prostate cancer and also helps in preventing heart disease.
You can use broccoli is pasta’s, salad’s, slaw’s, as a side dish…
Never over cook these florets, it needs very little cooking. Whether steamed or sauteed make sure the vibrant green color stays and they are crunchy.
I try to bring broccoli every week. I make a simple saute using our Indian spices. Very proud to say that my toddler loves this way of eating the broccoli.
- Small Broccoli florets– about 25
- Green chilly -1 chopped
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Freshly squeezed Lemon juice to taste
- Cumin seeds– ½ tsp
- Mustard seeds – ½ tsp (optional)
- Chana dal- 1 tsp ( optional)
- Oil – 2 tsps