Saturday, June 25, 2011

Crispy Broccoli & Poha Balls

Weekend we had a nasty climate and i was craving for something deep fried to enjoy along with a cup of coffee, i immediately prepared this cute looking deepfried balls using some frozen broccoli florets ,quick cooking oats and poha along with mashed potatoes..Eventhough its deepfried, i cant say that this crispy balls arent that much healthy also its wonderful to see when kids enjoying this mini balls without any hesitation for their snacks..It was quite thrilling and excited to see all these deep fried balls gets vanished very much quickly even when its still hot..We just loved it..These crispy beauties are my 3rd day post of blogging marathon, do check my other buddies wats they are cooking for this 3rd day here...


2cups Broccoli (grated)
2nos Potatoes (cooked & mashed)
1cup Poha
1/2cup Gram flour
1/4cup Quick cooking oats (grinded coarsely)
Few curry leaves
1tsp Ginger (grated)
1tsp Fennel seed powder
2nos Green chillies (chopped)
1no Onion (chopped)
Salt
Oil for deepfrying
Few coriander leaves

Soak the poha in hot water, strain the poha..now take the grated broccolis,mashed potatoes, coarsely grounded oats, poha,gram flour,chopped coriander leaves, grated ginger, fennel seed powder, green chillies,chopped onions,few curry leaves,salt and turn everything as thick paste..

Heat oil for deep frying, make small balls from this mixture and drop gently to the hot oil, fry until these balls turns brown in colour, strain the excess of oil with a paper towel.. Enjoy warm..

41 comments:

  1. Looks cute.No wonder they disappeared so fast. Perfect with a cup of coffee.

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  2. wow perfect for chennai climate too (it rained heavily last nite n its so pleasant to day) so these crsipies for me too..

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  3. crispy and yummy poha balls..:)

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  4. look really yum.n an interesting combo!

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  5. Balls look cute and crispy...Perfect with a cup of chai

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  6. Very new to me.. looks so tempting and innovative.. inviting click !!
    Indian Cuisine

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  7. looks real crisp Priya...loved the combination of flavors

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  8. Yumm poha balls dear! WOW...perfect for teabreak now :)

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  9. New & perfect for a rainy day!!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  10. Yummy!!! I am going to try this with my evening tea!!!

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  11. Wow...another interesting snack with healthy ing...look so crispy n yummy...perfect for WI weather as it's always chill n rainy...mmmmm...sure goin to try this today :)

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  12. Yet another innovative dish with poha & oats.. Looks delicious and crunchy.

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  13. so cute!! with broccoli n poha..too good

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  14. Its not raining here so please pass some of these crisp balls.

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  15. Crispy ball..delicious tea time snack..yum

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  16. Love it Priya. Like how you have packed in the paper. Reminds me of home :)

    Vardhini
    Event: Dish it Out - Spinach and Garlic
    Event: Healthy Lunchbox Ideas - Broccoli

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  17. wow..balls looks fantastic! crispy and yummy recipe!

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  18. Perfect snack for a rainy evening.

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  19. Such a tasty, crunchy and fun treat to have as a great snack, or side dish! So tempting, and satisfying:DDD

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  20. Wow..what an idea Priyaji..I crave for some..

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  21. Great way to sneak in broccoli in these balls :)

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  22. this is a great idea!! book marking recipe!!

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  23. Wow Priya.. you are the champion in making healthy snacks..loved this preparation :)

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  24. Those bondas in the paper looks so inviting!

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  25. so interesting recipe !! looks so YUM !! loved them !!

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  26. Crispy crunchy and lovely combination of flavors...

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  27. A perfect snack, and no worries about frying, broccoli are anyway sooo healthy... ;-)

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  28. yum and crispy too !:) Perfect for rainy evenings :-)

    Cheers
    Kalyani
    Event: One Pot Meals

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  29. They look delicious - round and crispy!

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  30. The poha ball looks crisp Indeed.

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