Broccoli and Cashew Nuts

  • Title: Devanna, Broccoli and Cashew Nuts.
  • Author: Arvindus.
  • Publisher: Arvindus.
  • Copyright: Arvindus, 2016 / 2021, all rights reserved.
  • Index: 201608201.
  • Edition: html, second edition.


This recipe can be varied with added chickpeas and goes well with 'Simple Rice'.1


The ingredients are fit for two portions.

  • 1 Small broccoli.
  • 1 Tomato.
  • 2 Spoons ghī / sesame oil.
  • 1 Teaspoon finely chopped / grated ginger.
  • 1 Teaspoon cumin seeds.
  • 1 Teaspoon turmeric powder.
  • 1 Teaspoon coriander seeds.
  • ¼ Cup water.
  • ½ Teaspoon cinnamon powder.
  • ¼ Cup (roasted) cashew nuts.
  • 1 Spoon lemon juice.
  • 1 Teaspoon salt.


  • Wash and cut the broccoli and tomato.
  • Heat the ghī / sesame oil.
  • Add the ginger, cumin, turmeric and coriander and fry them a few moments.
  • Add the broccoli and fry it for a few moments. If unroasted cashew nuts are used they can be fried along until they are brown.
  • Add the tomato and fry it for a few moments.
  • Add the water, roasted cashew nuts and cinnamon and let the broccoli simmer until it is done. The water should be almost evaporated towards the end.
  • Put the flame low, add the lemon juice and salt and stirr everything.