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Broccoli is loaded with vitamins, fiber and other nutrients that make it a powerhouse of a vegetable. The trick to convincing even the pickiest eaters to try broccoli is in preparing it in an irresistible way. These broccoli recipes do just that.

Ingredients
500 gms of broccoli florets
1 cup of grated cheddar cheese
1 cup of rated processed cheese (Amul)
100 gms of fresh cream
6 – 8 green cardamon pods
15 – 20 black peppercorns
2 Tbsps garlic paste
1 Tbsp ginger paste
4 – 6 green chilies (adjust to taste)
Salt – to taste

Directions
– Bring a large pot of water to boil. In a separate bowl keep some ice cold water ready. Add a couple of tsps of salt to the pot. Blanch the broccoli florets in the boiling water for 2-3 minutes. Remove the florets from the pot and add them to ice cold water.
– Once cooled, remove the florets and keep them aside to drain.Grind the green chilies, cardamon seeds and black pepper corns into a fine paste.
– In a separate bowl mix the two cheeses, ginger garlic paste, cream, and chili paste. Add salt to taste.
– Marinate the broccoli florets in the mixture for at least an hour.
– Pre-heat the oven to 200 deg. C. Lay the florets on a baking sheet and cook until tender (around 10-12 minutes).
– Serve hot with a fresh onion tomato salad!