Broccoli stir fry, broccoli poriyal. A very easy and simple stir fry that goes well with sambar, rasam, kootu and curd rice.
I buy broccoli very often and make this stir fry/poriyal a lot. My family likes this simple broccoli stir fry recipe. Hope you all like it too.
Preparation time. 10 minutes
Cook time. 15 minutes
Recipe category. side dish
Broccoli – 1 floret (1 big size)
Onion (chopped) – 1 no.
Salt – as desired
Oil – 1 teaspoon
Mustard seeds/kadugu – 1/2 teaspoon
Urad dal/ulutham paruppu – 1 teaspoon
Channa dal/kadalai paruppu – 1 teaspoon
Cumin seeds/jeeragam – 1 teaspoon
Red chillies – 3 (increase the no. depending on your spice level)
Note. The ingredients shown will vary with the original quantity.
1. Cut the broccoli florets into medium size pieces. In a vessel, heat water and add a pinch of salt. Drop the broccoli florets in hot water for few seconds. Then, drain the water and keep the florets aside. Heat oil and add mustard seeds. When mustard seeds splutter, add urad dal, channa dal, cumin seeds and red chillies. Fry for few seconds and then add chopped onion.2. Fry onion until it turns light brown and then add the broccoli florets. Stir well and cover it with a lid. Cook for few minutes (say 3- 5 minutes) in medium flame until broccoli becomes soft. Make sure broccoli does not lose its crunchiness.Now, brocolli stir fry is ready!