Chicken- Broccoli Soup

Chicken- Broccoli Soup

A balanced single dish diet meal for non-vegetarians!….Broccoli known to be a member of the cabbage family and a close relative of cauliflower, packs more nutrients than any other vegetable. Broccoli contains large amounts of vitamin C and beta carotene which are important antioxidants.

I used to make this dish for my family when we prefer to have an easy-to-prepare, easy-to-digest same time tasty and nutritious dinner. Still it can be served as a starter or as a side dish to boiled rice. The rich presence of Broccoli makes this meal fiber rich and hence easy to digest.

 Ingredients

  1. Chicken Boneless & skinless          : ½ kg
  2. Broccoli florets  : ½ kg
  3. Corn flour            : 5 Tbl sp.
  4. Soya sauce          : 2 Tbl sp.
  5. Turmeric powder              : ½ Tsp
  6. Pepper powder  : 4 Tsp
  7. Oil                         : 2 Tsp
  8. Onion (chopped)               : 1
  9. Crushed garlic    : 2 Tbl sp
  10. Salt as needed
  11. Water                   : ~  6 cups
  12. Chilli powder.(optional)  : 1 Tsp
Ingredients

Ingredients

Method

  1. Marinate the chicken (chopped to small pieces) with turmeric powder , salt and chilli powder. (may use 1 Tsp pepper powder, instead of chilli powder) . Keep for minimum one hour for better absorption of ingredients.
  2. Keep a kadai/ pan on the stove , pour the oil and add the onions along with garlic.
  3. Add salt and sauté it until the color changes to pink .
  4. Add the marinade chicken, mix everything  and close the lid. ( Keep mixing in regular interval to avoid sticking of the mix to the pan).
  5. Add the pepper powder and mix well again.
  6. Once the chicken almost cooked add the broccoli .
  7. Mix the corn flour with soya sauce and dilute with water.
  8. Pour the water to the chicken mix and allow cooking until broccoli becomes tender (NOT smushy).

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Serve hot….

Tips:

  1. Oil and spice quantity may be varied for individual taste.
  2. Thickness of the soup also may be adjusted by adding more/less water.

 

 

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