Broccoli is a nutritional powerhouse full of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants.
Broccoli is a healthy veggie to include in your diet. It helps in weight loss and is the perfect diet food.
Healthy broccoli salad tastes so delicious and is so good for your body. The salad is highly nutritious and helps in weight loss.
This healthy Broccoli Salad is crunchy, fresh, and full of flavor!
Health Benefits of Broccoli:
Rich source of multiple vitamins, minerals, and fiber.
Contains multiple potent antioxidants
May lower blood sugar and improve diabetic control
Good for Heart Health
Help strengthen the immune system
Promotes Healthy Digestion
It may help slow the aging process
Promote Healthy Bones and Joints
Recipe for Broccoli Salad:
Ingredients (Servings for 2):
1 chopped Yellow Capsicum (Yellow Bell Peppers)
1 chopped Tomato
1 chopped Onion
½ cup boiled Black Chickpeas
10 cloves grated garlic
½ tsp grated Ginger
2 Green Chilies (optional)
1 teaspoon Olive Oil
¼ teaspoon Black Pepper Powder
½ teaspoon Cumin powder
½ teaspoon Chaat Masala (optional)
Salt to taste
250g Broccoli = 7g protein, 85 calories, 6.5g fibre
100g Tofu = 7-8g protein, 75-80 calories
How to Make Broccoli Salad for Weight Loss?
Cut the broccoli into small florets
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; reduce heat to medium and cook broccoli until tender approx. 2 to 3 minutes.
Transfer broccoli to a large bowl and keep aside.
Keep a pan on high heat, add 1 teaspoon oil
Add grated garlic, ginger paste & green chilies. Sauté them for a minute. Keep gas on a low flame
Now add chopped onion. Since we have used less oil, so it will not turn brown. Cover the pan with a lid and cook for 1-2 minutes.
Now add in the broccoli, tomato, yellow bell peppers (capsicum), and Tofu. Cook them on medium flame and stir continuously
Then add fresh black pepper powder, cumin powder, chaat masala (optional), and salt to taste
Mix them well
Cover the pan and cook for 7-8 minutes.
After 7-8 minute, check if there is any water leftover from the veggies
Stir the veggies and dry the leftover water (if any)
Now add boiled black chickpeas
Broccoli Salad is Ready
Serve this Protein rich Broccoli Salad immediately.
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