Gunpowder's spicy grilled broccoli

Humble broccoli gets elevated with a spicy marinade and by being cooked over charcoal, giving it a deep, smoky flavour with extra crunch

Gunpowder broccoli

Serves 4

Preparation time 30 mins

Cooking time 15 mins


  • 100g Greek yoghurt
  • 20g whole grain mustard
  • Pinch of chilli powder
  • ½ tbsp tumeric and chaat masala
  • 2 whole broccoli heads
  • ½ tbsp coriander powder and kasoori methi (dried fenugreek leaves)
  • 15ml mustard oil
  • Pinch of cumin


  1. Add all the ingredients mentioned above (except the broccoli) in a bowl and mix to make the marinade.
  2. Cut the broccoli in half and blanch for three minutes in boiling water.
  3. Apply the marinade to each piece and put to one side for half an hour.
  4. Take a skewer and grill the broccoli heads over coal/BBQ for an extra smoky taste.
  5. Serve in a round deep bowl.