Sunday, July 11, 2010

Broccoli Masala


1 broccoli crown florets (about 3 cups)
2 medium size potato peeled and cut into long stripes
2 med red tomatos chopped
1 medium onion cut into thin long slice
1 tbs ginger paste
3 cloves garlic minced
1 tbs curry powder
½ tbs turmeric powder
½ tbs paprika
1 tbs red chili powder
¼ tbs cumin seeds
Salt as per taste
3 tbs oil

½ cup besan
5-6 tbs corn starch powder
1 tbs cumin powder
½ tbs red chili powder
Salt as per taste
Oil to deep fry broccoli


1) Make a paste of besan, cumin powder, chili powder, corn starch and salt with ¼ cup of water in a bowl.
2) Heat oil in a frying pan and fry the broccoli florets after dipping into the besan paste and keep it aside.
3) Heat 3 tbs oil in a frying pan add cumin seeds and then add garlic, onion and fry it for about 1 minute and add ginger paste and stir it till the onion starts to get brown color.
4) Add paprika, red chili powder, curry powder, 2 cup sof water, stir it, cover the lid and let it boil for about 10-15 minutes.
5) Add another 2 cups of water, let it boil add salt and potatoes, cover the lid and let it boil for about 5-7 minutes or till potato just gets cook, now add chopped motatoes and let it boil for another 5 minutes.
6) Now add broccoli to the gravy, stir it cover the lid and let it cook for 2 minutes in medium flame and switch off the gas, Broccoli Masala is ready to serve with either Plain Rice or Plain Roti.


  1. never made broccoli like this before..sounds and looks delicious..yummie!

  2. thats really a delicious dish ..good for chapathi

  3. Hi Suman, just try cooking this way and anyone will start liking broccoli..