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broccoli fried rice in a grey ceramic bowl
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Broccoli Fried Rice

Broccoli fried rice is a delicious, easy and filling weeknight recipe that you can prepare under a total time of 20 minutes. This is a wholesome and nutritious dish that you can serve on its own . This fried rice is a perfect dish to make when that sudden Asian takeout cravings hit.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: broccoli fried rice
Servings: 3
Calories: 382kcal
Author: Harini


  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1.5 cups broccoli florets
  • 100 grams tofu pressed and cubed
  • 1 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 inch ginger peeled and minced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup onion sliced
  • 3/4 cup bell peppers sliced
  • 1 cup greens methi or chopped bok choy
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoon chilli sauce
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • salt to taste
  • cracked peppercorns to taste
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds


  • Cook & cool the rice thoroughly. If you are cooking rice fresh, spread it on a plate and let it cool. You can even place it in the refrigerator and chill too.
  • Thinly slice the onions and bell peppers. Mince the ginge garlic and set aside.
  • Press the extra firm tofu for 20- 30 minutes, cut into cubes and set aside.
  • Separate the broccoli into small size florets. Par boil or steam the florets for 3-4 minutes and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large wok until it smokes. Add the ginger garlic minced, chili flakes and saute for few seconds. Next add the sliced onion and saute for few seconds.
  • Add the cleaned fenugreek leaves if using and saute. You can also add chopped scallion greens or bok choy greens instead of methi leaves.
  • Next add sliced bell peppers and saute well. Now add the steamed broccoli and saute.
  • Next add the sauces. Also add vinegar and stir to combine.
  • Add the pressed and cubed tofu, salt to taste and mix.
  • Add the cooked rice and toss in high heat for a minute.
  • Finally throw in the sesame seeds & mix.
  • Serve immediately


Serving: 3servings | Calories: 382kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 727mg | Potassium: 384mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1601IU | Vitamin C: 100mg | Calcium: 155mg | Iron: 4mg