When there are people coming over you want to have multiple dishes laid out on the table. A few sides, a couple of mains and of course, dessert. Now the mains take up most time. And the starters is something your guests will get a bite of first, so you want to set the tone right with those. This broccoli and bell pepper starter is just right for such an evening. Simple blanch the broccoli and roast the bell pepper on the pan. Drizzle the spicy peanut sauce on them and you’re done!
Broccoli – Florets from one head
Bell pepper – 1, cubed (any colour)
Spicy peanut sauce – 4 tbsp
Salt – to taste
Sesame oil – 1 tbsp
Peanuts – Handful, crushed
Blanch the broccoli florets in hot water for 4-5 mins. Keep aside.
Heat sesame oil and throw in the bell pepper cubes.
Once they’re charred on both sides, tip the broccoli in and stir with some salt.
Add the peanut sauce and mix well.
Top it with crushed peanuts.