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:

PJ said... Reply To This Comment

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

Alessandra said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely poha balls :-)

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Kalpana Sareesh said... Reply To This Comment

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

Sayantani said... Reply To This Comment

very innovative.

Mugdha said... Reply To This Comment

crispy and yummy poha balls..:)

Vatsala. said... Reply To This Comment

Nice way to have broccoli. Loved the pic.
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vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

look really yum.n an interesting combo!

jayasree said... Reply To This Comment

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

DEESHA said... Reply To This Comment

Awesome recipe, Priya

Hari Chandana said... Reply To This Comment

Very new to me.. looks so tempting and innovative.. inviting click !!
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Deepti said... Reply To This Comment

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

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♥LOVE2COOK♥ said... Reply To This Comment

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

Prathima Rao said... Reply To This Comment

New & perfect for a rainy day!!!!
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Authenticoriyafood said... Reply To This Comment

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

sangee vijay said... Reply To This Comment

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 :)

Raksha said... Reply To This Comment

These poha balls are great

Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

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

Harini said... Reply To This Comment

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

SouthIndianHome said... Reply To This Comment

Crispy and delicious balls Priya
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Archana said... Reply To This Comment

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

Aarthi said... Reply To This Comment

perfect balls

Suja said... Reply To This Comment

Crispy ball..delicious tea time snack..yum

Vardhini said... Reply To This Comment

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

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divya said... Reply To This Comment

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

Jayashree said... Reply To This Comment

Perfect snack for a rainy evening.

Elisabeth said... Reply To This Comment

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

Mélange ! said... Reply To This Comment

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

ente pachakasala said... Reply To This Comment

poha balls looks crispy ntasty

Priyanka said... Reply To This Comment

Thanks Priya.... :)

Divya Vikram said... Reply To This Comment

Great way to sneak in broccoli in these balls :)

DD said... Reply To This Comment

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

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Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

Very interesting!

foodiecorner said... Reply To This Comment

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

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

Those bondas in the paper looks so inviting!

SravsCulinaryConcepts said... Reply To This Comment

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

Vimitha Anand said... Reply To This Comment

Crispy crunchy and lovely combination of flavors...

sweetartichoke.com said... Reply To This Comment

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

Mom Chef said... Reply To This Comment

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

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Priya (Yallapantula) Mitharwal said... Reply To This Comment

Yum, they sounds superb !!!

Cooking Foodie said... Reply To This Comment

They look delicious - round and crispy!

Degchi said... Reply To This Comment

The poha ball looks crisp Indeed.