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KFB Foodie Talk: How to make Broccoli & Carrot Stir Fry

For our newbies, the KFB foodie talk column – handled by Dobby of Dobbysignature –  is basically for ladies and ‘guys’ that are interested in learning how to cook better  ;).
Broccoli and
carrot stir fry is great way to add life to a simple meal. This combo is
packed with the most nutritional punch of any vegetable. Apart from
being nutritious, it is also easy to make. What i really love about this
meal is the way the flavors from the carrot and other veggies masks
perfectly the slightly bitter taste from the broccoli. 
Broccoli is
rich in vitamin C and vitamin K with considerable amounts of B vitamins
and manganese whereas carrot which is well known for its rich source of
beta-carotene and fiber is also rich in vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K,
vitamin B8, folate, potassium, copper, and manganese, pantothenic acid
and iron. For this recipe, i steamed the broccoli a little to help the
seasoning penetrate better but if you want to keep the crunch, skip the
boiling part and just move to stir frying for a quick side dish.
How to make Broccoli & Carrot Stir Fry
• Prep time: 15 minutes
• Cook time: 5 minutes
• Total time: 20 minutes
• Meal type: Side dish
• Dietary:     Vegetarian 
Ingredients:::
• 2 tbsp. Vegetable oil
• 1 small red onion, chopped
• 120g broccoli (cut into florets)
• 2 medium sized carrots, chopped
• 2 cloves garlic , minced
• 2 green chilli, chopped
• ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper
• Salt to taste
Preparation:::
Step 1: Heat
up 2 cups of water till it starts to boil. Once it boils, add the
broccoli florets and salt to taste, then leave to steam for 2 minutes on
low heat. Turn off burner, drain off the water and set the steamed
broccoli aside. 
Step 2: Heat
up the oil in a frying pan, add the red onion, and green chilli. Stir
fry for 1 minute. Add the minced garlic, steamed broccoli, carrots,
pepper and salt to taste. Stir fry for 1 minute also. 
Step 3: Serve as a side dish to any meal of you choice.

 

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