Sunday, January 16, 2011

Chickpeas & Broccoli Salad

Quick, simple and nutritious salad prepared using broccoli florets, cooked chickpeas,tomato chunks which i spiced up with chaatmasala,pepper powder, salt,few chopped mint leaves and olive oil..Its quite a delicious salad which tastes awesome at the same time crunchy coz of slightly cooked broccoli florets..For quick preparation i went for canned chickpeas, if u dont have those canned chickpeas u can definitely goes for dry chickpeas, soaked and cooked laterly..Sending to Ayeesha's Anyone Can Cook& to Only Salads guest hosted by Prathibha, event by Pari..

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Chickpeas  & Broccoli Salad

1cup Chickpeas (cooked)
20nos Broccoli florets
1no Tomato (chopped)
Few Lettuce leaves
Salt
1/4tsp Pepper powder
1/4tsp Chaat Masala
2tbsp Olive oil
1tbsp Chopped mint leaves

Mix the salt,pepper powder, chaat masala,chopped mint leaves and oil together in a bowl,keep this olive oil dressing aside..Cook the broccoli florets for 2 minutes in microwave oven with quarter cup of water, drain the water and keep aside, finally mix the cooked chickpeas, chopped tomatoes,cooked broccoli florets,lettuce leaves in a bowl,add enough oil-mint leaves dressing to the salad..

Serve immediately..

59 comments:

  1. I love broccoli and with chickpeas ... wow the combination rocks...really healthy salad

    Super Yummy Recipes

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  2. Crunchy, Filling Salad!!!! Lentils and Veggies together, must taste great!!!!

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  3. Looks Yum & Perfect Priya.After indulging in hearty pongal a simple dish like this is the need of the day

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  4. Very healthy and lovely looking salad:)

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  5. The salad looks so refreshing and healthy. Love all the veggies on the Lettuce leaf.

    Lite Bite

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  6. chickpea salad is my fav but i didnt tried with brocoli looks yummy

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  7. That's really a healthy bowl of salad, looks very fresh and colourful

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  8. Salad looks so colorful and delicious. Can't wait preparing one like this very soon.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  9. Wow, looks tempting! I wouldn't mind having a plate of this all to myself! Love brocolli!

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  10. i never thought to combine broccoli and chickpeas. looks delicious :)

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  11. Wow !!! I love this salad.....Tasty and refreshing!

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  12. yumm..look so colourful..and delicious..

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  13. That is one healthy salad!

    http://www.myspicykitchen.net

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  14. oh what a delicious and healthy salad!

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  15. very healthy and refreshing salad...

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  16. I have all of these ingredients! Definitely will be a part of my lunch today!

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  17. Wow Picture looks lovely and salad looks so colorful

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  18. simple and delicious salad.........healthy too

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  19. lovely looking salad...and so healthy..
    Reva

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  20. I have been big on salads lately and this is a welcome variation!


    US Masala

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  21. Awesome pic and real healthy..love d gorbonzo peas..

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  22. Looks delicious & healthy too, never tried before..

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  23. healthy and refreshing salad...

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  24. That sounds absolutely delicious! How healthy and wonderful!

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  25. wow Priya...very healthy salad.

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  26. This really sounds delicious and, better still, it is easy to make. That is always a fabulous combination. Have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  27. healthy n delicious salad..nice combo too!

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  28. I like the chaat masala and mint touch to this great salad. Great idea Priya.

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  29. Lovely and healthy...love the pic as well!

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  30. refreshing and colorful salad..

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  31. Delicious and healthy salad Priya.

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  32. looks good...healthy and full of protein...good one!

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  33. healthy and highly nutritious salad

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  34. Lovely and healthy salad dear...wish I could have some now ;)

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  35. Love the bed of lettuce leaves... spicy salad.. yum :)

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  36. I can finish it in a moment.....loved the healthy hearty salad.....

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  37. Slurp, damn tempting salad....healthy too.

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  38. Very interesting recipe, both quick and healthy :)

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  39. Very interesting recipe, both quick and healthy too :)

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  40. A very colourful, refreshing and healthy salad.

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  41. Lovely salad....looks colorful
    sob sob....:(
    you have not send this 2 my event...:(

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  42. very refreshing and colourful looking salad !

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  43. Hi Priya,
    The salad looks so refreshing dear and as Prathy said u must send it to our event Only salad.
    FOODELICIOUS

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  44. Thank you Priya for linking this yummy salad with Any One Can Cook : )

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  45. ஈசியான ஹெல்தி சாலட்!!

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  46. Love the combination! looks really nice as well

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