Friday, May 21, 2010

Broccoli in Cheese Sauce



Broccoli is good for health rich in vitamins and also very easy to cook just by steaming or stir frying. Here, I used purple broccoli and reduced fat cheddar cheese for my Hubby's dinner. Often i make this one with mixed veggies this time simply with broccoli, he enjoyed it very much. Sure, you guys also try this healthy recipe and enjoy with your family. Weekend is here, hope you all guys planned the programme with your family and shopping for this weekend.  Enjoy your Weekend. Here, is the recipe for Broccoli in Cheese sauce as follows,

Ingredients:

1.Broccoli florets - Use accor to you prefer i used 1 cup
2. Margerine or Butter - 1 tbsp
3.Cake flour or maida - 1 tbsp
4.Milk - 1/2 cup ( add more milk if u like to get thin sauce)
5.Grated Reduced low fat cheddar cheese - 1 strip or 2 tbsp
6.Black pepper or white pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
7.Salt - as reqd

Preparation:

1.Cut the broccoli into small florets, clean it and steam it in steamer ( i used idli pot) for 5 mts.
2.Heat the butter or margerine in the pot in medium flame, add the cake flour to the butter stir it well till it turns thick and remove the pot from the stove and add the milk stir it well with the spoon.
3.Now add the salt n pepper to the mixture stir it again with the spoon, leave it to cook in low flame till it turns thick sauce.
4. After the white sauce get ready now remove the pot from the fire and add the grated cheddar cheese and mix it well till it turns creamy texture.
5.Now arrange the steamed broccoli in the serving plate and pour the Cheese Sauce over it on all sides. Now the Broccoli in Cheese Sauce is ready to serve hot.

61 comments:

  1. wow. this is so good dear. A real indulgence. I love broccoli very much. We had steamed broccoli with chicken sauce for dinner yesterday.
    Urs look very attractive.Very healthy.
    I made pasta last week with this sauce and chicken. Yummm. really nice. should try ur version too.

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  2. Hi Sathya, Healthy brocolli with cheese sauce looks yummy and delicious.

    What is this PURPLE broccoli?

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  3. Suhaina,,thanks for ur comment dear hope u enjoyed the pasta with this sauce with ur kids.

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  4. LK, thanks for ur comment paa neenga oru peru moochu vitrupeengalae innaikavathu vegeterian poetangalaennu.

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  5. Devi, thanks for lovely comment Purple broccoli is same like normal broccoli only difference is florets will be in purple colour but the taste wise both are same and the size wise this purple will be small than the normal one.

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  6. Nice healthy dish Sathya,your hubby is a lucky man:-)

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  7. oh thats ok sathya, yesterday or today but your comment matters a lot, so i dont mind it anytime as long as you come to my blog...and love reading your comments as well...what problem was there? i hope everything is fine now...cheese brocolli looks yum sathya, so smooth and delicious sauce, yesterday i too made garlic broccoli,but yours look perfect & mouthwatering

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  8. oh ok, so whats your plan for weekend?

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  9. oh seems fun, enjoy your weekend, ..will finish off my work quickly and be online later..take care sathya, have a lovely day

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  10. ooh that is beautifully cheesy, sathya...super my friend...

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  11. Glad to know you like the crab sticks. Love your broccoli with cheese sauce. I remember a friend cooked this for me one time. It was really delicious. I have to cook this. It's along time I have not eaten. Thanks for sharing.

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  12. மிக அருமையாக இருக்கு,நிச்சயம் செய்து பர்க்கிறேன்..படத்தை பார்க்கும் போதே செய்து சாப்பிடனும் போல் இருக்கு...

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  13. Woww Sathya, semaiya irruku..i love this sort of simple, cheesy and tempting dishes..udane veetuku varalam'nu irruken, yenna solluringa:)..

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  14. ennoda oru vandhu coorg( karnataka) ana hubby is from chennai. Adhnalle eppo chennai :)

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  15. Enaku cheese na romba pudikyu. Edu romba temptinga irraku :)

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  16. Oh yes, coorg na coffee. But u know wat, but I don't drink coffee :( Tirupur na textiles (tirupur cotton kelvi patirke). Coimbatore supera irku :)

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  17. It is tempting me so much da.. I always think that brocolli and cheese are the one of the best combos .. This is absolutely yummy

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  18. i dont like brocolli.. but with such cheese sauce I am gonna like it.. Thanks for sharing!

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  19. Wow! It must be really tasty and yummy! With cheese sauce, idhu romba nalla superaa irukku! I'd like to munch some!

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  20. 2 years of no coffee, good :) U know wat I never used to drink coffee since childhood ( and guess wat my dad's got coffee plantations :) )

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  21. Sorry samayal panna po irrindhe :( andnalle odane reply panna modiyale. Oh yes, coorg is always fun. But, I'm hardly there in India for a month so may be one week, i get to spend in coorg, semma enjoy pannuve. chance illaganu. Super :)

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  22. No issues Sathya, I'm already done iwth my cooking :) Anyways, nice talking to u. will chat later. take care and have a great weekend.

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  23. looks delicious..feel like having one...and very nicely presented too.

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  24. சூப்பர்ப் ப்ரோக்கோலி சாஸ்...இப்படி சாப்பிட்டால் ப்ரோக்கோலி விரும்பாதவர்களும் விரும்பி சாப்பிடுவார்கள்...சூப்பர்ப்...

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  25. I love that you used steamed broccoli!

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  26. Wow..Broccoli in cheese sauce....Looks scrmuptious...mouth watering

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  27. Thats a gud way to eat broccoli...luks very nice.

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  28. Looks yumm, I would prefer to add whole wheat flour in the white sauce.

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  29. I too just now posted a broccoli recipe Sathya :)...the cheese sauce sounds and looks yum dear...nice way to tempt kids to eat broccoli..delicious one :)

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  30. sathya really delicious brocoli with cheese sauce.We are not that grt fan of broccoli.if it combined with pasta chicken wow we really love to have that.Did u have this as a main course sathya..
    homemade sauce i really liked yarr.looks so delicious and the sauce n cheese make the broccoli so attractive.
    What's the weekend plan.Enjoy the weekend dear..Loved this

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  31. Broccoli is one of fav veggie..Thus looks absolutely yummy Sathya..

    Love
    Kairali sisters

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  32. Love this broccoli and cheese sauce..looks so yummy Satya..Thanks for sharing dear.

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  33. Looks so rich with cheese. good one!

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  34. broccoli is my fav...love to have any time...that looks yummy!

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  35. Wohhhh!! Cheeses sauce on broccoli, must be yummy and delicious.

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  36. Broccoli in cheese sauce sounds and looks extremely delicious. I am not a big fan of broccoli but I am sure I would love it with this cheese sauce. Thanks for sharing, Sathya..

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  37. very intriguing Sathya, sounds like a must try...

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  38. Wow so cheesey broccoli dish..Loved it!

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  39. Sathya,
    Broccoli cheese sauce looks really delicious.

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  40. Sathya ! broccoli + cheese super aa irukkuppa. Romba healthy n delicious dinner ithu. Naanum try pannren seekirama:)

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  41. That is absolutely delicious with cheese topped on...love broccoli with cheese esp'...cant ask more, just pass the bowl:)

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  42. lovely dish looks excellent.....love that creamy sauce sathya

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  43. Sathya, here in Germany they serve evey veggie with a sauce like this. Thanks for shring this recipe. I love these veggies with sauce. We can just gulp them down :D

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  44. Looks great Sathya...Happy Weekend !!!

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  45. Wow..that's a cheesy cheesy sauce...yumm

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  46. Broccoli with cheese sauce looks delicious.

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  47. that is delicious and healthy one!

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  48. I usually make instant rava dosa with maida, rice flour and rava. Or the traditional ones which is usually done at my home, the mysore style one with rava and urad dal fermented for day and then prepared :) Neenge endha type panvingge??

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  49. This is a total American classic! Delicious.

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  50. hi dear,

    There is an award waiting for u in my blog!!..please collect it!

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  51. I don't much like broccoli but this looks yum! nice presentation too sathya.

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  52. brocolli is my fav..its really healthy..i like the way u made.will try it out

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  53. Thanks for all ur beautiful comments dears.

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