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Thursday, 2 January 2014

Broccoli and Potato curry

Punjabi style broccoli and potato curry flavoured with aromatic garam masala and  cooked in a spicy sauce.


Ingredients

240 g / 8 oz broccoli florets
10 small baby potatoes
2 cloves garlic finely chopped
3 tablespoons passata ( sieved tomatoes)
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 teaspoon chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon punjabi garam masala
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
3 tablespoons olive oil


Method:

1. Place the baby potatoes in a large microwaveable bowl with 3 tablespoons of water and microwave them on high for 8-10 minutes until potatoes are cooked. Remove from microwave and peel off the skin. If some potatoes are bigger than others cut them into halves.
2. Place the broccoli in the microwaveable pot and add two tablespoons of water, cook the broccoli for 5 minutes until its cooked.Remove from microwave drain and keep aside.
3. In a large wok add 2 tablespoons of oil and wait for it to heat up ,once its hot add the potatoes and broccoli and stir fry until both start to crisp up slightly (takes about 5 minutes.) Once both broccoli and potatoes are crisp turn off heat and keep aside.
4. In another pan add the 1 tablespoon of oil and wait for it to heat up.Once hot add the mustard seeds and wait for them to pop, add the garlic and saute for a few seconds.
5. Add the passata , salt, chilli powder,cumin powder,coriander powder and garam masala and saute the spices in the passata until they are fully infused.
6. Add the stir fried broccoli and potatoes to the gravy nad toss until all the spice mixture has coated the potatoes and broccoli.
7. Reduce the heat and cook the curry for 4-5 minutes on a low heat to allow the spices to infuse.
Transfer the curry to a serving dish and serve with paratha.


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Submitting to:
Flavours of the world-Grand Finale event by simply.food

Lets cook with green vegetables event by simply.food

Javelin Warriors Made with luv
Healthy side dishes event by Priya Guest hosted by Nandoos Kitchen
Delicieux and Eat your Veg FSF Winter
Extra veg event by fuss free flavours and utterly scrummy
In my veg box ~Potatoes event by citrusspiceuk guest hosted by Give me some spice

35 comments:

  1. Wow! This looks super delicious. I love potato and broccoli combination + curry = amazing! xx

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  2. Mmm...I am a meat-eater, but huge veggie lover. Would defo give this one a whirl x

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    1. I hope I can convert you to veggie!!! :)

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  3. I'm actually going to give this a go! My Mum is a vegetarian and a massive lover of curry, so this would be perfect for her. Will have to cook it on her next visit. Thanks for the recipe! xx

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    1. I hope your mum enjoys this curry, do let me know how it went when you cook it.

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  4. I love the use of potatoes and broccoli for this curry - it's wonderful to include something healthful and hearty all in one dish...

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    1. Its great for using up left over broccoli and potato from sunday dinner.

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  5. Instead of aloo gobhi, I make this. Perfect with fulka.

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  6. Healthy and tasty looking potato with brocolli. Wonderfully prepared. Ideal to have it with chapatis.
    Deepa

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  7. very delicious and healthy .Don't for get to link in recipe to on going event at http://savorindian.blogspot.com/2013/12/event-announcement-cooking-with-green.html

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  8. I have just made this using left over potato and brocolli from our Sunday dinner - we shall enjoy this for dinner this evening! Thank you!

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  9. Happy New Year to you Nayna! And thanks for such a lovely and virtuous entry to January's Four Seasons Food event. Looks totally delish!

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    1. Louisa thanks letsstart the new year with lots of veggies.

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  10. WOW why didn't i think of cooking something like this! this is amazing. I absolutely love curry and broccoli ! and im addicted to potatos so this looks like my perfect dish xD need to try this

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  11. This looks lovely. I wonder if it would turn my broccoli hatred into love?

    Louise x

    Confessions of a Secret Shopper

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    1. Louisa I am sure you could get converted easily.:)

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  12. now this is right up my street! id never think of the combination. will definitely try it

    yukluistyle

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  13. This looks nice ,lovely recipe.

    Sophie
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  14. Oh yum - I'm going to get addicted to your blog I think you really do have some wonderful recipes :) x

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    1. Sarah I love your addiction please do come back for more.

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  15. hmm very delicious curry nayana.I usually think potato n brocoli are delicious veggies but never thought of the combo ...

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  16. This looks and sounds delicious! Cumin, garlic and garam masala yummmm (great photographs as well)

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    1. Thanks the spices really work well with the brocolli.

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  17. It looks lovely, and for someone who isn't a great fan of broccoli (I eat it under protest), that's really saying something! :)

    Jane

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    1. My kids won't eat it unless I disguise it with other flavours.

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  18. looks delicious , i love brocolli xx

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  19. I love a good Curry and this sounds delicious. Thank you for sharing!

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  20. This looks good, I am just missing the punjabi seasoning, may go to my local store tomorrow to get some.

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  21. looks great, thanks for sharing the recipe! xx

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  22. This looks lovely - I would never have thought to put broccoli in a curry :)

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  23. It looks really good. I'll make it sometime soon.

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  24. That looks delicious and packed with flavour, will definitely give it a try.

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  25. Good for part of your 5 a day!

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