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Jun 16, 2011

Broccoli Chapathi Stir Fry

    This is a yummy stir fry with chapathi pieces...a kids loving recipe which perfectly suits for their lunch box..I packed this stir fry for my H's lunch box n he said it was so good to eat for lunch also,remains soft n fresh n tastee too.So you also try this delicious stir fry your Kids.Hope you all like this recipe.You can also try this recipe with Idly n Parotta also. The recipe as follows...

  1. Chapathi    5 no.s(8")(cut in to small pieces)
  2. Broccoli    1 medium size (cut into small florets)
  3. onion   1/2 (sliced)
  4. Cabbage  1/2 cup(thinly striped)
  5. Tomato   1 small (diced)
  6. Cashew nuts   6-7 no.s
  7. Cumin seeds   1/2 tsp
  8. Chilli powder   tsp
  9. Turmeric powder  a pinch
  10. Soy sauce   1 tbsp(i used dark soy sauce)
  11. Tomato sauce    1/2 tbsp
  12. Salt   to taste
  13. Pepper powder    to taste(optional)
  14. Coriander leaves    few finely chopped
  15. Oil     1-2 tbsp

  • I made this stir fry with freshly prepared chapathi,can also use left over chapathis.Cut the chapathi in to small
  • pieces using kitchen scissor and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a large sauce pan,add cumin seeds wait till sputter and add cashew nuts and fry lightly ,then add onions and saute for a few seconds and add cabbage and stir fry for a minute.
  • After that add tomatoes and saute lightly not  mushy ,followed by broccoli flortes n turmeric powder.
  • Stir fry the broccoli florets for 2-3 minutes and add chilli powder n sauces .
  • Keep stirring and then add about 1/2 cup water and enough salt n bring to boil.
  • When the broccoli sauce gravy starts boiling stir well again n add the chapathi peices and turn the heat to medium and fry the chapathi pieces nicely along with broccoli sauce.
  • Keep frying till all the mositure leaves and chapathi turns light crispy .
  • Lastly add some coriander leaves n pepper powder n turn of the stove.
  • Yummy stir fry is now ready .Serve hot or pack to your lunch.

Sending this recipe to the event,Healthy Lunchbox Ideas(with broccoli) by Kalyani (Mom Chef) and guest hosting by Vardhini


  1. It looks delicious.. gr8 use of left over chapatti also..

  2. Very innovative way of having chappatis!!!! Love the burst of spices!!

  3. This looks really good. I love easy n healthy treats like this:)
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  4. a great way to use left over chapatis :)
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  5. Wow..yum chapati broccoli stir fry..Thats a single pot meal..perfect for lunch boxes..

  6. looks so mmy and a gr8 way to use leftover chappati....

  7. what a lovely idea dear..healthy food and perfect for kids lunch box..thanx for the wonderful comments at my space..i sure do love ur space with ur innovative recipes.. :)

  8. A healthy and delicious one-pot meal. Never seen anything like this before - brilliant recipe!

  9. Lovely. Its a meal in swingin to my blog whenever time permits..

  10. Feel like finishing that whole plate, super delicious and healthy stirfry..

  11. Fantastic idea of using roti in healthy way..liked ur version..sounds yum!

  12. Great recipe using rotis:-) Yummy..Love to hav it with some raita


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