Broccoli Masala Chauli Leaf (Maharashtrian Recipe)


Broccoli Masala Chauli Leaf (Maharashtrian Recipe)

A yummy side dish with broccoli and chauli leaf that goes well with roti and rice.
Prep Time 35 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Cuisine North Indian
Servings 4 people


  • 1 no Broccoli medium sized crown chopped into small florets
  • 1 no Onion big chopped
  • Tomato puree (from 2 tomato)
  • 2 Garlic crushed
  • 1 small Ginger chopped
  • 2 nos Green chilli slited
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp Masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tsp Oil
  • water (Enough to cook)
  • Coriander leaves (finely chopped)


  • Wash the broccoli crown drain and chop into small florets. Wash, drain and chop the chauli leaf [red cheera], chop onion, crush garlic,chop ginger and keep ready.
  • Heat oil in a pan add chopped onion, slitted green chilli .Saute 2- minutes till the onion turns translucent. Add crushed [minced] garlic,chopped ginger and saute for few seconds.
  • Add chopped broccoli, salt and saute well. Now add chopped red chauli leaf, powdered masala and turmeric powder.
  • Add tomato puree [grind 2 tomato] saute and add some water, covered and cook in a low flame till florets turn soft and tender. Do not overcook, should retain the green colour.
  • Lastly add finely chopped coriander leaf and serve with chapati or bread.


Adjust chilli powder salt and masalas in your taste. We can add little sugar to taste. In my recipe, over cooked the broccoli for some reason
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