Broccoli the Indian Way
300 gms broccoli, cut into pieces
1 tablespoon oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/4 tsp nigella seeds (Kalonji)
1 onion, chopped
1/2 Yellow or Red or Green Bellpepper (Shimla Mirch)
1 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon coriander
1 teaspoon garam masala
2 tablespoons plain yogurt
1/4 cup water
2 tomatoes, chopped
1 Steam broccoli for about 5 minutes. It should still be quite firm.
2 Heat oil in a frying pan, add mustard seeds and Nigella seeds (Kalonji). Stir while they pop. When the popping has slowed turn down heat and add Asafoetedia and onions. Saute until tender.
3 Add Bellpepper saute for a minute and add chopped tomatoes.
4. Add Turmeric powder, Garam masala powder, Coriander powder and stir for a while.
5. Bring vessel of the heat and add Curd. Stir for a while so that everything mixes well. Again put vessel on heat.
4. Bring to a boil and add broccoli. Simmer until broccoli is tender. (about 5 minutes).