Broccoli

Broccoli

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250 gm


Overview

Broccoli belongs to a cabbage family whose head is deep green, the flower or tree structure has a light green colour stalk and is covered with large leaves that look like cauliflower and grow at the height of 60-90 cm long.
Broccoli grows in cold weather, and its farming is done in the winter season. There is less rainfall, and it requires 25° C to 26 ° C temperature during the day and 16° C to 17 ° C in the night for growth. It grows under fertile and well-drained soil.

 

Nutritional profile

  • Broccoli contains vitamins and minerals such as 0% cholesterol ,1% sodium, 9% potassium, 5% protein, 12% vitamin a, 148%vitamin C, 4% calcium, 3% iron 0% vitamin D,10%vitamin B-6, and 5% magnesium.
  • Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable containing lots of nutrients.

 

Health benefits

 

  • Broccoli contains multiple sources of vitamins, minerals, and fibre that can be eaten raw or cooked. Broccoli contains bioactive compounds that reduce cell damage and cancer disease.
  • Other health benefits of eating raw broccoli includes reduced blood sugar levels.
  • The head or tree-like structure of broccoli is used for medicinal purposes.

 

Uses

  • Order broccoli online to use it to garnish dishes or salad.

 

Recipes

 

These are a few tasty broccoli recipes:

1. Broccoli soup

Ingredients: 5 large broccoli and cut it into large pieces, 1/2 cup boiled broccoli water, salt, and pepper to taste

Cooking steps: Take a pot and add water to boil into it. Then insert broccoli in it and cover-up for 10 min. After 10 min remove the broccoli from a spoon and transfer it into mixer jar; add water which was in the pot, then blend it. Accordingly, pour soup prepared into a bowl and sprinkle with salt and pepper to add flavour. Now it is ready to taste.

 

2. Fried broccoli

Ingredients:  1 cup broccoli, 1 tablespoon olive oil, ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, 1 pinch salt, to taste

Cooking steps: Heat the oil in a pan and add broccoli into it. Then add red pepper flakes for colour and toss it well. Fry until it becomes crispy for 5-7 min. Lastly, sprinkle some salt into it. Now it's ready to serve and eat.