Tuesday, February 8, 2011

BROCCOLI RICE

Welcome to my cookbook Cookerypoint - Ila's Kitchen. Today I wanna try a special and easy recipe for Tried and Tasted Event of Ohtastensee. I am gonna try Simple Broccoli Rice recipe from Taste of Pearl City by Umm Mymoonah. I thank Umm to share such an easy way to use broccoli in rice. Really , we liked this recipe and turned to be a hit in my home. Hope this is an easy way to take such a healthy vegetable. I made simple changes to recipe but the basic recipe is from Umm Mymoonah. Okies..Lets go to our recipe.


SIMPLE BROCCOLI RICE
Ingredients:

Broccoli florets - 1 cup
Basmathi rice - 1 cup
Onion - 1 (chopped vertically)
Tomato - 1 (finely chopped)
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tspn
Garam Masala -  1 tspn
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tspn
Briyani Masala powder- 1 tbspn
Coriander leaves - little
Cinnamon - 1/2 inch
Cumin - 1 tspn
Water - 2 cups
Oil - 2 tspn
Salt as required

Preparation:

Wash the broccoli florets and dip it in hot water for 2 minutes.
Wash it again in cold water immediately.
Wash the rice and soak it for 20 minutes.
For best result, fry the rice in ghee.
Heat oil in cooker, add cinnamon, cumin, Onion and fry well.
Add ginger garlic paste , turmeric powder and garam masala. Fry well.
Add broccoli florets and fry for few seconds and add briyani masala.
Mix it well and add water and salt.
Let the water boil,add rice now and let it cook.
When rice and water are mixed well, close the cooker with whistle.
Simmer it for 10 minutes. Garnish with corriander leaves.
Now, Broccoli Rice is ready to serve.


Serving Suggestion:

Broccoli Rice is perfect for lunch and can be served with Raitas.


BROCCOLI RICE WITH RAITA
I am sending this recipe to Denny's Tried And Tasted Event organized by Lakshmi of Kitchen Chronicles.



22 comments:

Umm Mymoonah said...

Looks very delicious, I like the idea of adding briyani masala to it. Thank you for trying my recipe :)

ila said...

Hi Umm....

Thanks for ur lovely feedback ....
Keep visiting :)
Thanks for joining my space :)

Krithi's Kitchen said...

Great recipe... love the broccoli rice..
http://krithiskitchen.blogspot.com

aipi said...

Healthy n delicious one pot meal..loved it:)

US Masala

Rachu said...

I love this recipe version...

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divya said...

Rice preparation looks awesome. Drooling over it.First time here,lovey blog u have...i love to follow u..

ila said...

Hi Kirthi....
Thanks for ur comment...
Encouraging :)
Keep visiting :)

ila said...

Hi Aipi
Thanks for ur continous support :)
Keep Visiting:)

ila said...

Hi Rachu...
Thanks for ur lovely feedback :)
Try it and have fun :)

ila said...

Hi Divya
Thanks for visiting my space and joining here... Thanks for ur lovely feedback.....
Keep Visiting ya :)

Viki's Kitchen said...

Rice with broccoli looks so classic, just like veg biryani...yummy!

ila said...

Viki..
Thanks 4 lovely yummy comment :)

Pushpa said...

Yummy broccoli rice,fabulous.

ila said...

Hi Pushpa...
Thanks for stopping here and for ur lovely comment :)
U have a nice delicious space:)
Keep visiting :)

Padhu said...

Looks yummy and delicious.I am hungry seeing the pics
Do drop by
Padhuskitchen
when u find time

Treat and Trick said...

Looks really delicious and healthy too...

ila said...

Hi Padhu...
Thanks for stopping by here ..
Thanks for ur lovely feedback :)

ila said...

Hi Treat and Trick...

Thanks for ur lovely opinion...
Keep Visiting :)

Sapthanaa Balachander (Alias) Abilashini said...

first time to ur blog.. real good recipe.. this recipe is so colourful and nice..

ila said...

Hi Abilashini
Thanks for visiting my space and 4 ur wonderful feedback abt my recipe :)

Now Serving said...

Wow Ila, I have made rice with broccoli among other veggies, but this stand alone dish looks very very tempting! I see myself trying this out very soon

ila said...

@Now Serving..
Thanks for ur yummy cimments and do try and lemme know hw t comes :)

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