Here Are Four Creative Ways To Add Broccoli To Your Diet
Updated : July 09, 2021 12:07 IST
Fall in love with this popular green veggie called ‘broccoli’ by adding it in different forms to your diet.
Broccoli is usually found in sandwiches, salad, or often combined with cheese in different pasta. Broccoli is an excellent source of nutrients, packed with vitamins such as Vitamin C, K, A, and calcium. It's also rich in essential nutrients like zinc, potassium, and phosphorus. So, aside from numerous health benefits, let’s include this bundle of nutrient veggies in different, delicious, and simple forms in our diet. Here are some ways to make broccoli a hero in your meal.
The one thing about fried rice is that you can add different vegetables and mix them with rice, whether white or brown rice, without compromising taste. For example, you can stir fry, staple beans, onions, carrots, cabbage, spring onion, and chopped broccoli in your fried rice. This will give more fiber and nutrients to your simple rice dish.
This version of broccoli is yummy and full of cheese. To make this platter of wholesome dishes, you need steamed or boiled broccoli, grated cheese with some spices and herbs.
This is another variation to add broccoli in a healthy way to your diet. Make a puree of boiled or steamed broccoli, heat it with a few cheese cubes, chicken stock, and cornstarch water in a saucepan. Allow them to simmer and add salt, pepper, and choice of other spices or herbs. Finally, add dollops of cream and chopped coriander leaves.
Are you a picky eater in your family? Try this broccoli sabzi. Take a saucepan and add chopped tomatoes, diced carrots, baby corns, green, red, yellow bell peppers, mushrooms, sliced potatoes, and a bowlful of chopped broccoli. Heat the butter with olive oil, toss the veggies in a pan and add black pepper, salt, red chili, salt, and a pinch of garam masala. Saute them, toss sesame seeds and a dash of lemon juice. Your healthy light broccoli sabzi is ready; serve this with chapati or plain paratha.
These are simple ideas to include healthy broccoli in your diet. However, you can combine various versions and get crucial benefits.