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,
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
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.