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Vegetarian or Vegan Broccoli Tomato Recipe for good health, taste and healthy weight loss

Updated on May 31, 2013
Broccoli and Tomato
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Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 10 min
Ready in: 25 min
Yields: 2 people

Ingredients

  • 3-4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 small chilli, chopped
  • 500g broccoli, chopped
  • 3-4 tomato, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil, extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small cup coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 lemon, fresh
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, fresh
  • 2 teaspoon turmeric powder, fresh
  • 2 teaspoon coriander powder, fresh
  • According to taste or 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, fresh and crushed

Vegetarian Broccoli Tomato recipe

Broccoli is an excellent vegetable for good health and weight loss. It is full of nutrients and very low calorie vegetable. It helps to curb your hunger pangs and keep you full for longer time. This vegetable makes food lively and tasty. It is a rich source of iron. When tomatoes are added to broccoli, it helps to improve the absorption of iron. Thus, the combination of broccoli with tomato is good for taste buds as well as health.

This recipe is delicious, with nice aroma and the preparation time is only 15 minutes.


How to prepare Vegetarian Broccoli Tomato Recipe?

1. Switch on the gas, place a cooking pan and add one spoon of olive oil in the pan.

2. Add some cumin seeds in the oil and let the seeds turn brown.

3. Now add some crushed garlic (3-4 cloves), crushed ginger and 2 chopped chillies (optional). Mix all the ingredients and let it fry for 2 minutes over medium flame.

4. Now, add salt (1 teaspoon), turmeric powder (1 teaspoon), coriander powder (2 teaspoons). Mix the spices and ingredients over low flame for 1 min.

5. Now add chopped broccoli and tomatoes pieces in the pan and mix it again. Cover it with the lid and let it cook for 10 minutes.

6. Now, switch off the gas and open the lid. Add some chopped coriander leaves to garnish the food.

7. Squeeze a small piece of lemon over the preparation to add some more flavor and health.

Now, the meal is ready for eating. Enjoy the Vegetarian Broccoli Tomato Recipe!!


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      JR Krishna 5 years ago from India

      Good one. We cook cauliflower in India, more or less the same way. I have noticed, if we add less water to cook or add curd instead of water, it tastes better. Great job.

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      sabrani44 5 years ago

      Great hub, might try this out myself.

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      Ruchi Urvashi 5 years ago from Singapore

      Hi Thumbi7 and Sabrani44, thanks for your valuable feedback.

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      Danielle Lopez Newcomb 5 years ago from Arkansas

      This sounds delicious! I'll have to try this one out. :) Voted up!

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      Movie Master 5 years ago from United Kingdom

      This sounds delicious, I love brocoli thank you for the recipe, voted up!

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      Daisy Mariposa 5 years ago from Orange County (Southern California)

      Ruchi,

      I'm a Vegetarian and my boyfriend is a Vegan. We both thank you for publishing this recipe.

      Happy March 16th Birthday!!!

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      Ruchira 5 years ago from United States

      This sounds delicious Ruchi. Am going to give it a try. Being a vegetarian, I would love to try this out and lose some weight as well...Double wow!

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