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Broccoli, Bell peppers and sesame stir fry

Radha Natarajan
7 minutes
Prep Time
8 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Broccoli, Bell peppers and sesame stir fry RECIPE

Broccoli and peppers are classic combinations I think. In this recipe they go well with one another in an Asian style stir fry with a sprinkling of toasted sesame seeds for that light nutty crunch to a fragrant dish. The aroma of ginger hints with green chillies and the nuttiness of the toasted sesame seeds gives the impression of a very complex dish yet is the easiest to cook up in minutes. The added bonus of this fusion is a host of health benefits that broccoli,,peppers and sesame offers it is also weight watchers delight , in as much as a cup of this supremely flavorful stirfry has as little as 45 calories max , bulk of which is so healthy and vital . For a great looking complexion, hair , skin and cancer fighting properties , reducing cholesterol, diabetic friendly, they are the best bet for a slimmer waist. If you are looking to add some very healthy options while targeting at reducing obesity , the combination adds one more to your collection of weight loss recipes.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Thai
  • Stir fry
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Broccoli florets washed cleaned 1 cup
  2. Mixed red and yellow bell peppers 1 cup
  3. ginger green chillies paste, increase qty for a spicier version 1 tablespoon
  4. Toasted sesame seeds 1 tablespoon
  5. garlic paste ( optional ) 1/2 tablespoon
  6. salt to taste
  7. olive oil 1/2 tablespoon


  1. Blanch the vegetables and keep aside. In a pan , add the sesame seeds, and toast them till golden , remove and keep aside.
  2. In the same pan add oil, when it heats up, add the ginger green chillies, paste, add the blanched vegetable, toss them in high heat, mixing well with ginger green chilles paste,
  3. add the garlic paste if you are using it, sprinkle water and cook till somewhat soft but not all the way through to retain crispness of the vegetables.Add salt.toasted sesame seeds and remove from flame.
  4. . Serve with hot white cumin rice or any lightly flavored rice like cilantro lime rice .

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Sailaja Angara
Sailaja Angara   Nov-15-2017

Sounds interesting

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