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May 16, 2011

Tomato Masal with Broccoli / Tomato Sabzi With Broccoli

      This is usual onion tomato masal/sabzi but this time i added some broccoli florets to it.That turned out to a great filling recipe..Nice way to add in broccoli in day today cooking. This sabzi tastes good with Dosa, Puri, Chapathi even with rice it tastes good. It completely vegan and healthy side dish and you wil love eating broccoli this way :) Just try it !!

  1. Onion   2 medium (thinly sliced)
  2. Tomato   2 large( diced)
  3. Broccoli   1 cup(cut in to small florets)
  4. Curry leaves   few
  5. Garlic   2 no.s(crushed)
  6. Ginger  1" piece(crushed)
  7. Cilantro   few finely chopped.
  8. Turmeric powder   a pinch
  9. Chilli powder   1 tsp
  10. Coriander powder  1 tsp
  11. Garam masala    1 tsp
  12. Salt   to taste
  13. Oil   2-3 tsp
  14. Mustard seeds   1/2 tsp
  15. Fennel seeds   1/2 tsp

  • Heat oil in a pan/wok, add mustard and fennel seeds,when it splutter add curry leaves and crushed garlic and ginger, fry lightly.
  • Then add onions and asute nicely till turn light golden brown and add the diced tomatoes and saute till the tomatoes turn soft n mushy.
  • Now add the broccoli florets and turmeric powder and stir well and fry for a minute.
  • After that add chilli,coriander and garam masala powder mix everything well and fry for few minutes.
  • Add about 1/2 cup of water ,cook covered in a medium heat for 3-4 minutes.
  • Lastly add some finely chopped cilantro and simmer for 2 minutes.
  • Thats it..tomato masal with broccoli is ready and serve as a side dish of your choice.
  • It goes well with dosa n chapathi.


  1. I usually make sambar or coconut chutney for Dosa,but now thanks to you I make a varitey of curries to go with it.I don't know why I never tried this my self.

  2. Interesting twist. Its broccoli rain:)

  3. Wow! That's a nice side dish! Would love to have some!

  4. We are broccoli lovers and got to try it out soon.


  5. Wat a great looking masal, love the addition of broccoli, wat a best way to sneak this wonderful veggie..

  6. Nice combination with Broccoli... Tangy looking curry...

  7. Very nice, innovative and interesting recipe. Looks delicious, yummy and tempting.

  8. Nice recipe sangee...this would be a great accompaniment with dosa. Love the smoke coming out of the dish.

  9. நல்லாயிருக்கு சங்கீதா,

  10. Thats an interesting addition.. I love poori masala.. Nice twist !

  11. gravy looks yummy.. worth trying this.. nice -:)

  12. thank you dears for all your valuable support me n feel free to share your thoughts...thank you so much!!!

  13. Looks super yummy, I love broccoli both for its taste and nutrition value.

  14. looks delicious and very healthy one :)

  15. nice now we r start to prepare................


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