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Broccoli Raita Recipe

Broccoli Raita Recipe

What’s your favourite raita recipe or say which one you make the most?  I often make onion and/or cucumber raita followed by boondi raita cause these are most simple to make and takes less time.  But then once in a while I do little experiment here and there and this broccoli raita is one such recipe.  I get bored of making same broccoli soup, broccoli stir fry, broccoli thoran etc so I try new recipes and this broccoli raita fitted my bill for a Saturday lunch. 

Broccoli Raita

Ingredients:

Broccoli – 1/2 cup chopped/grated
Yoghurt/Curd – 1 Cup
Green Chillies – 2
Minced Ginger – 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves – 3-4
Salt – to taste
Oil – 1 tsp
Chopped Carrot – 1 tsp [optional]
 Raita with broccoli recipe

Method:

1. Wash and grate or chop broccoli.  You can use chopped, food processor what ever that fancy you. [In the picture it’s not half cup of broccoli Smile ]

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2.Finely chop green chillies and mince ginger well. Beat curd and keep side.

3. In a wok or pan heat oil add cumin seeds and allow it to splutter. Add ginger, chillies curry leaves and sauté until ginger becomes light brown.

4. Add broccoli, salt and sauté for 3-4 minutes in medium flame or until broccoli gets cooked but still crunchy.


Broccoli Raita Recipe

5. Add cooked broccoli to curd and mix well.   Adjust salt if  required.  Serve as it as or chilled.

Broccoli Raitha oil free cooking recipe

Garnish with chopped carrot if you wish, I do that to add colour and crunchiness to the raita. 


Broccoli Raitha Indian Style recipe

We had it with pulao, you can try this with any parata, pulav, variety rice.
If you are looking for something different either for raitha or for broccoli then this is for you, how about giving a miss to the usual raita this Diwali and try this broccoli raita for a change? Does this sounds interesting to you?

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Variations ~
~ Ginger adds nice flavour to the raita so try not to skip.
~ Chopped fresh cilantro is fine too.

Have a nice day ~~

23 comments:

  1. wow..this is something very very innovative ...would surely try it out this weekend..looks tooo tempting ...i love brocolli a lot.

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  2. Gr8 idea..Raita sounds yummy and healthy..

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  3. This raita is very new to me.Seems Great,luks deliciously yumm.Luv to try it soon.

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  4. lovely nutritious tasty and healthy raita.

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  5. This recipe came at the right time! I have this huge bunch of broccoli and tired of roasting it. Will try this tomorrow.

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  6. Healthy and interesting raita..creamy n yummy

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  7. Lovely reciep, Priti..didn't try yet broccoli raita..sound yumm, I have to try it soon

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  8. Nice idea of using broccoli in raita..looks delicius...I hope u r having wonderful time in India

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  9. Love the novel idea of Brocoli Raita.
    Nice pics too!

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  10. Love these sort of raitas, inviting..

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  11. interesting raita....very innovative!

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  12. That's new to me....looks yum....Itni busy ho kya madam jee?

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  13. interesting recipe...simple and delicious...thanks for sharing

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  14. Love this one, excellent idea to grate and use.

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  15. Thats a new and interesting raitha. quite healthy too

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  16. What a healthy dish Priti! I love borccoli! It's one of my favortie. Great job.

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  18. Broccoli is one of my favorite veggies! And this is one innovative recipe!

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  19. Now I started to look for raitas and salad a lot. thanks for another healthy raitha recipe.

    Cheers,
    Uma
    My Kitchen Experiments

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  20. Dear Blogger Friend,Wish U a Warm and Happy Diwali.Enjoy the Festivities with taste-filled delights,Safe and Delicious Moments - Regards, Christy Gerald

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  21. Delicious raita,sure it is wonderful combo with briyani...

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