Broccoli Poriyal | Broccoli Stir Fry | Easy Broccoli Recipes

Broccoli Stir Fry

A very easy and simple stir fry that goes well with Sambar, Rasam, Kootu and Curd rice.

Preparation Time. 10 minutes
Cook Time. 15 minutes
Recipe Category. Side dish
Serves. 3


Broccoli – 1 floret (1 big size)
Onion (chopped) – 1 no.
Salt – as desired

To Season

Oil – 1 teaspoon
Mustard seeds – 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 Poriyal is ready!

Avaraikkai Kootu(Broad Beans Kootu), Cauliflower and Carrot Kootu, Cucumber Kootu, Dal Tadka, Spinach Moong Dal, Spring Onion Moong Dal,Cucumber Moru Kootu, Poosanikai Mor Kuzhambu, Pavakkai Pitlai/Bittergourd Pitlai, Paruppu Rasam, Pineapple Rasam, Poondu Rasam (Garlic Rasam), Capsicum Sambar, Oats Curd Rice    

Other Broccoli Recipes are:
Broccoli Usili, Brocolli Aval, Broccoli Soup 

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