Cheesy Malai Broccoli Easy Recipe

Cuisine: Indian Fusion Starter

Serves: 2 pax

INGREDIENTS:

  • Broccoli Medium Size 2 pieces
  • Hung Curd 250 grams
  • Salt to taste
  • White pepper to taste
  • Black pepper powder to taste
  • Cheese Processed or Mozzarella 150 grams
  • Cream 50 grams
  • Garam Masala to taste
  • Ginger & Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

METHOD:

  1. Wash and Cut the Broccoli into big pieces (4 piece of one broccoli).
  2. Then blanch the pieces for 10 min and then soak them in cold water to retain the nice green colour.
  3. Take hung curd in bowl, add salt, pepper, ginger & Garlic paste, garam masala, cream, cheese into it.
  4. Marinate the blanch broccoli for atleast 30 min and maximum 24 hours.
  5. Preheat the oven at 160°C for 15 min.
  6. Then on the baking tray, place the marinated broccoli then add grated cheese on top and bake it for 10 min
  7. Bake till you get golden brown colour.
  8. Serve Hot

CHEF TIPS:

  • Make sure the broccoli pieces don’t break while blanching
  • Blanching is same like boiling just we don’t cook the vegetables fully, 70-80% cooking
  • The hung curd is important so keep the curd on a stainer or Muslin cloth to drain out all the water.
  • Spices you can add according to your taste.

Cream Of Broccoli Soup

Cuisine: Continental

Serves: 2pax

INGREDIENTS

  • Broccoli 1pcs
  • Garlic 2clove
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Cream 2tbsp for garnish
  • Butter for garnish

METHOD:

  1. Cut the Broccoli florets and start saute in a thick bottom pan with little oil and garlic
  2. As it start cooking, add 2 bowls of water and let it bowl for 10minutes
  3. Strain it and make a paste of the residue left
  4. Put the soup back on the flame and add salt, pepper, and the paste.
  5. Cook it for 10 more minutes, check the seasoning and serve hot with garnish of cream and butter
  6. Serve Hot

Chef Tips:

  • To keep the green colour of the broccoli intact we sauté it and dont boil in starting
  • Minus cream and butter to prepare the vegan version of the soup
  • Try to use fresh broccoli

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