Brocolli rasam – immunity boosting recipe

Brocolli rasam

Brocolli rasam which I prepared first time came out very good. Brocolli rasam is rich in vitamin C and also immunity boosting recipes with garlic and pepper. The taste is also good I tried in a South Indian style.
Brocolli rasam

Nutritional benefits of broccoli

There have been many health claims over the years about broccoli and whether it could be labelled a ‘superfood’ or not, but its nutrient-rich profile does offer some real health benefits.

Broccoli is a good source of fibre and protein, and contains iron, potassium, calcium, selenium and magnesium as well as the vitamins A, C, E, K and a good array of B vitamins including folic acid.

Broccoli Nutrients

Broccoli is a great source of vitamins K and C, a good source of folate (folic acid) and also provides potassium, fiber.

Vitamin K – essential for the functioning of many proteins involved in blood clotting

Vitamin C – builds collagen, which forms body tissue and bone, and helps cuts and wounds heal. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant and protects the body from damaging free radicals.

Fiber – diets high in fiber promote digestive health. A high fiber intake can also help lower cholesterol.

Potassium – a mineral and electrolyte that is essential for the function of nerves and heart contraction.

Folate – is necessary for the production and maintenance of new cells in the body.

Source https://www.healthyeating.org

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Brocolli rasam

Brocolli rasam - immunity boosting recipe

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 People

Instructions
 

  • In a mixie jar add 1 tsp of pepper corns and cumin seeds.
  • Add red chilly it's optional.
  • Add 4-5 garlic cloves with skin and washed well.
  • Add few curry leaves. You can also add coriander leaves. Grind to coarse powder.
  • Add 2 chopped tomatoes and grind again.
  • Tomatoes gives nice taste and texture.
  • Rasam mixture is ready.
  • Clean and cut brocolli
  • Wash with turmeric powder and water.
  • Add oil in a kadai.
  • Add cumin seeds.
  • Add rasam mixture
  • Keep in low flame and saute.
  • Add Hing and turmeric as required
  • Soak small lemon sized tamarind in water.
  • Add cut brocolli
  • Add salt for veg to cook
  • Cook till veg shrinks.
  • Add tamarind water.
  • Add enough water and adjust consistency.
  • Add pepper powder
  • Check for salt and allow to cook
  • Keep in low flame. Once the rasam starts boiling switch off.
  • Serve with rice or have it as soup.
  • Brocolli rasam is ready.
    Brocolli rasam

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Hello Friends, I am Poornima Senthil Kumar an IT professional and mother of 2 little angels. My passion for cooking is endless and this blog and Cookingmypassion youtube channel is my dream. I post day to day recipes and also some famous and interesting recipes in my blog and my channel. I love to shoot food preparations videos and also love to capture an eye-catching and mouth-watering pics of my recipes. Me and my husband both love to cook new and innovative recipes. And I am blessed to get my hubby as a supportive and acting partner in our cooking videos. We both love cooking and tasting food as much as we love each other lol... Cooking healthy food, eating happily and staying active without any illness till the last breath is the way of my life. And I would be very happy to know my friends are too happy and healthy with my recipes. No rules, Don't be afraid to do whatever you want. Cooking doesn't have to have rules. I don't like it that way. - Masaharu Morimoto Thank you.

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