Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe Vegetarian – Simple Broccoli Recipe – Easy Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe – Broccoli Thoran Kerala Style Recipe
To make this easy broccoli stir fry recipe vegetarian delicious (broccoli thoran recipe Kerala style), I have used spiced and grated coconut, but if you don’t have coconut you can skip that too. Just use the spices to add the flavors of this beautiful, simple, healthy and super easy vegetarian ( vegan too ) recipe.
Kerala style thoran recipes uses coconut as one of the main ingredients along with spices and vegetables(or sometimes lentils). Thoran recipes are usually healthy if you don’t add much oil to cook 🙂 Broccoli thoran recipe Kerala style recipe is a vegetarian healthy broccoli stir fry recipe with coconut and spices and this goes great with rice for lunch or dinner.
As this is a vegan recipe too, this will make a great side dish for lunch or dinner if you are following a vegetarian or vegan diet, or if you just want to add more healthy greens to your diet for health reasons. This is one of the best clean eating recipes too, as you can see for yourself from the recipe, how healthy this is made.
It is easy to make the broccoli stir fry recipe vegetarian or vegan, by adding your favorite spices. I will add my favorite spices to go with this easy broccoli stir fry recipe in the ingredients section, however, you can also add your own favorite spices and decide which one you likes the best.
I strongly recommend not to skip garlic for this simple broccoli recipe, as the garlic add great flavor to it. You can use freshly crushed or grated garlic or you can use dried garlic flakes. If you have garlic at your home, peel the garlic and crush it easily using this below shown garlic ginger press.
You can also use dried minced garlic flakes instead of fresh garlic
Broccoli is a fantastic green vegetable and tastes best when stir fried. It has all the crunchiness you need, it is a super food with lot of antioxidants and other nutrients to be included as part of a healthy diet.
If you enjoy them raw, it is really good for you! But you don’t have to always eat raw broccoli, as you can stir fry it with spices for the best flavor. And add the grated coconut (if you love coconut flavor) for the best results, to make this easy broccoli stir fry recipe vegetarian, super easy to make, healthy, exotic and delicious!
See how to make this easy broccoli stir fry recipe vegetarian, healthy and delicious!
I suggest you to use a really good wide bottomed skillet or fry pan to make stir fries like this easy broccoli stir fry recipe. It is very important for good stir fries as you really shouldn’t crowd the vegetables in the pan you use.
Also, it is important to have a good quality spatula to make the best stir fries. You can use the spatula to easily mix the ingredients together and as a plus you can use them to help with your cooking in many many more recipes. There’s not a single day where I don’t use my spatula for cooking!
Ingredients for easy broccoli stir fry recipe – Ingredients for healthy simple broccoli recipe
Broccoli florets 2 Cups
Grated or shredded coconut 1 Cup
turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon
red chili powder 1/4 teaspoon
Crushed fresh garlic or dried garlic flakes 1 teaspoon
Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon
Salt as required
Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon
Dried Red chilies 2 to 3 (optional) (you can use fresh chilies also)
Notes: You can add your favorite spices also if you wish, some additional suggestions would be crushed black pepper, curry powder, oregano powder etc.
Instructions to prepare the easy broccoli stir fry recipe – simple broccoli recipe
Heat oil in a wide bottomed pan or skillet, and add the cumin seeds.
When the cumin seeds starts to splutter, add the red chilies, and fry for few seconds.
Now add the broccoli florets and salt and stir fry in high heat for about 2 minutes, stirring in between using a good spatula.
Reduce the heat to low and stir fry by letting them cook for about 4 to 5 minutes stirring occasionally.
Add the grated coconut and spices – turmeric powder, red chili powder and garam masala powder, gently mix and fry for another two minutes.
Simple broccoli stir fry recipe is ready to serve!
Enjoy for lunch or dinner with cooked brown rice (or white rice) or quinoa or bread and beans.
Notes: Serve warm for best results.
Hope you found this post on easy broccoli stir fry recipe vegetarian helpful for vegetarian and vegan lunch or dinners!
See how I have used this easy broccoli stir fry recipe to make this healthy and yummy stir fried greens to go with brown rice.