Monday, November 7, 2011

Baked Chickpeas & Broccoli Vada

Apart from me, everyone at home enjoy rarely foods prepared with broccolis, somehow i never stopped buying them and try to feed my family quite often with this wonderful vegetable..Believe me or not our recent family favourite is this super tempting guilt free baked chickpeas and broccoli vadas, i prepared them this weekend for our evening snacks..For my surprise,everyone at home loved this super crispy and totally addictive vadas with sweet chilli sauce..Quite an interesting way to sneak broccolis, those finely chopped broccoli florets suits prefectly for making this kind of delicious guilt free vadas for the sure..Just enjoyed them with a cup of tea for your snacks...Sending to Vardhini's Bake Fest and to Denny's & Krithi's Serve it - Savoury Baked..


2cups Chickpeas (soaked overnite)
1/2cup Broccoli (chopped finely)
1no Onion chopped
1tbsp Fennel seeds
1tsp Ginger (grated)
3nos Garlic cloves (crushed)
2nos Green chillies
2tbsp Coriander leaves chopped
Salt
Oil for brushing


Grind coarsely the soaked chickpeas in a blender with fennel seeds.. add the chopped onions,chopped broccoli, chopped chilly pieces,grated ginger,crushed garlic cloves,chopped coriander leaves to the chickpeas batter with enough salt..


Preheat the oven for 350F..place a baking sheet over a baking tray...take a small ball from the batter,flatten them in ur palms ...brush the baking sheet with oil, place the flattened vada, brush the top with oil..bake them by turning on both sides with a wooden spatula for  25-30 minutes or until they turns brown on both sides..

Serve them hot with any chutneys!!!!

37 comments:

  1. Super healthy vada...bookmarked!!

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  2. Wow you made this using brocoli, here i only use them in soup or when i make them with cheese sauce.

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  3. You did a good job of hiding the broccoli! I wouldn't have guess there was anything "green" in here either! Sounds delicious and healthy too!

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  4. baking made it more healthy..looks delicious

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  5. love the Indianized falafel Priya..no frying is sure to be very healthy

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  6. Wow! Thats a very interesting combination and they look so delicious.

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  7. Healthy and Innovative Combo Vada recipe Dear.Deliciously done and luks impressive.Luv it.

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  8. I like chickpeas, so this must be nice!

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  9. A very healthy and guilt free snack

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  10. Wonderful texture of the vadas..they look really crispy..and what a clever way to sneak broccoli into kids food.

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  11. This is an awesome combo..healthy vadas

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  12. Lovely combo Priya... Trust you are sending this to the event happening at our space..
    Krithi's Kitchen
    Event: Serve It - Savory Baked

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  13. woow ssooo healthy...this is amazing. i want some.

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  14. Vadas looks simply yummy awesome and crispy.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  15. What an ingenious recipe ~ totally loved it!
    USMasala

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  16. Baking vadas sounds great, they came out quiet well!

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  17. absolutely healthy and yummy vada...i am also planning to bake some vadas today...totally loved it !!

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  18. Thats an awesome snack, very healthy!

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  19. Perfectly baked healthy vada..

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  20. i always admire ur innovative thinking in combining the veggies. nice recipe

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  21. How come u getting all such different ideas ??!! Lovely....

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  22. I agree with cham, it looks so crispy, did you check mine akka? it is almost like telepathy- I made chickpea thayir vadai, scheduled it and went to sleep :)
    Im going to try this with kara kozhambu n omelette :)

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  23. Baked vada looks delicious and perfect Priya.

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  24. Mmm...The vadais are crispy and yummy! So appetizing!

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  25. woow ssooo healthy...this is amazing. i want some.

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  26. Love it, Tagged it
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