Turn Your Broccoli Florets into Yummy Delights

   |  Updated: December 27, 2017 18:06 IST

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Turn Your Broccoli Florets into Yummy Delights
Highlights
  • Broccoli is considered to be the healthiest vegetable of the lot
  • Ditch the old ways of eating broccolis in the form of salads
  • Put on the chef's hat and experiment with broccoli in every possible way
Broccoli is considered to be the healthiest vegetable of the lot. However, few people find its taste to be too distinctive; especially, those picky eaters who have mastered the art of rejecting healthy food. Not only is it packed with a high nutritive value but also has a scrumptious taste if prepared in the right manner. Ditch those old ways of eating broccolis in the form of salads and try these innovative, healthy yet delicious broccoli recipes which are sure to be a treat to your palate.

Broccoli Paratha

If you're bored of having those regular parathas that are stuffed with aloo, gobhi and pyaaz, then try this broccoli paratha recipe. This paratha is a welcome variation and tastes the best when it is eaten during the chilly months. The stuffing of minced broccoli with a touch of garlic and ginger is an absolute bliss. Top it up with a dollop of butter and you're done for the day. Devour it as breakfast and pair it with a piping hot cup of tea for an amazing culinary experience.
 
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Broccoli paratha is a welcome variation and tastes the best when it is eaten during the chilly months

Broccoli CutletsPairing your evening tea with potato cutlets is too mainstream. Move beyond that and try experimenting with broccoli cutlets. They are crispy from the outside and soft from the inside. To add an extra crunchiness to this snack, coat the cutlets with breadcrumbs and then fry or bake them. You can eat them with ketchup or coriander chutney.
 
mutton cutletBroccoli Cutlets are crispy from the outside and soft from the inside

Broccoli Soup

Give those tomato and mushroom soups a break and try broccoli soup instead as it is extremely warm and comforting. Broccoli soup goes well alongside grilled cheese sandwiches and even garlic bread. Add bread croutons over the soup for an extra munch and get going!
 
turnip soupBroccoli soup goes well alongside grilled cheese sandwiches and even garlic bread

Broccoli Chips

If you're in a habit of discarding broccoli stems, then you must stop right away as those broccoli stems can be transformed into an amazing snack! Not only are they incredibly nutritious but also delicious to eat. Just make use of those leftover broccoli stems and add chopped garlic, salt and black pepper. Drizzle olive oil over the broccoli stems and mix all the ingredients using a spoon so that the stems are evenly coated. Transfer the stems on a baking sheet and bake them for few minutes. Introduce this healthy broccoli recipe in the next party that you're planning to host and get ready to be showered with tons of praise.
 


Creamy Broccoli Dip

CommentsThe dips that we usually pair with fries are fattening and full of calories. Get over those unhealthy tartar and mayonnaise dips as they're doing more harm to your body than good. Replace them with a broccoli dip which is healthy yet delicious. Add yoghurt while pureeing broccoli florets in the food processor as it will add a tangy flavour to the dip.
 
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Broccoli Dip is healthy yet delicious

Broccoli is an excellent source of many essential vitamins and minerals and it must be included in your daily diet regime. Put on the chef's hat and experiment with broccoli in every possible way. There's a lot that you can do.
 

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