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:

Satya said... Reply To This Comment

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

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PriyaVaasu said... Reply To This Comment

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

Curry Leaf said... Reply To This Comment

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

The Foodie said... Reply To This Comment

Very healthy and lovely looking salad:)

Aruna Manikandan said... Reply To This Comment

looks healthy dear :)

sanjeeta kk said... Reply To This Comment

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

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Jaisy James said... Reply To This Comment

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

Umm Mymoonah said... Reply To This Comment

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

Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

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

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kitchen flavours said... Reply To This Comment

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

Ameya said... Reply To This Comment

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

Authenticoriyafood said... Reply To This Comment

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

Nisa Homey said... Reply To This Comment

I love this healthy salad.

Madhura Manoj said... Reply To This Comment

Nutritious & colourful salad.Nice combo.
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sowmya's creative saga said... Reply To This Comment

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

Gayathri's Cook Spot said... Reply To This Comment

Very healthy salad..

Usha said... Reply To This Comment

That is one healthy salad!

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Akila said... Reply To This Comment

lovely salad dear...

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Simply Life said... Reply To This Comment

oh what a delicious and healthy salad!

Roshan said... Reply To This Comment

very healthy and refreshing salad...

Lauren Montanaro Norster said... Reply To This Comment

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

Padhu said... Reply To This Comment

Wow Picture looks lovely and salad looks so colorful

savitha ramesh said... Reply To This Comment

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

Krithi's Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Colorful and Healthy..

Pia said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious healthy salad

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kaarasaaram.com said... Reply To This Comment

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

aipi said... Reply To This Comment

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


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Shanavi said... Reply To This Comment

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

Saras said... Reply To This Comment

Looks delicious & healthy too, never tried before..

swapna said... Reply To This Comment

healthy and refreshing salad...

meeso said... Reply To This Comment

That sounds absolutely delicious! How healthy and wonderful!

Madhu said... Reply To This Comment

wow Priya...very healthy salad.

Mary said... Reply To This Comment

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

Subhie Arun said... Reply To This Comment

healthy n delicious salad..nice combo too!

Laavanya said... Reply To This Comment

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

G.Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

healthy n delicious salad...

Torviewtoronto said... Reply To This Comment

beautiful delicious salad

Preeti Kashyap said... Reply To This Comment

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

Uma said... Reply To This Comment

refreshing and colorful salad..

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

Delicious and healthy salad Priya.

Smitha said... Reply To This Comment

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

Soumya said... Reply To This Comment

healthy and highly nutritious salad

♥LOVE2COOK♥ said... Reply To This Comment

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

My attempt at The Julie/Julia project said... Reply To This Comment

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

Silence Sings said... Reply To This Comment

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

divya said... Reply To This Comment

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

Priya (elaichii) said... Reply To This Comment

Very healthy salad, bookmarked!

dailydelicious said... Reply To This Comment

Very interesting recipe, both quick and healthy :)

dailydelicious said... Reply To This Comment

Very interesting recipe, both quick and healthy too :)

Vandana Rajesh said... Reply To This Comment

A very colourful, refreshing and healthy salad.

Prathibha said... Reply To This Comment

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

sonu said... Reply To This Comment

very refreshing and colourful looking salad !

Ramya said... Reply To This Comment

Thatz one healthy salad:-)

Pari said... Reply To This Comment

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

Priya Sreeram said... Reply To This Comment

yummy dear

Umm Mymoonah said... Reply To This Comment

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

Ananda Rajashekar said... Reply To This Comment

broccoli in any form i'm IN :)

S.Menaga said... Reply To This Comment

ஈசியான ஹெல்தி சாலட்!!

Miri said... Reply To This Comment

Love the combination! looks really nice as well