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:

Nisa Homey said... Reply To This Comment

Super healthy vada...bookmarked!!

Happy Cook / Finla said... Reply To This Comment

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

Kalyani said... Reply To This Comment

super yum!! your repertoire of dishes is truly fascinating Priya !

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Aruna Manikandan said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy delicious snack priya :)

The Café Sucré Farine said... Reply To This Comment

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!

Santosh Bangar said... Reply To This Comment

amazing so healthy fatfree snack

ente pachakasala said... Reply To This Comment

healthy n delicious vada

Prathibha said... Reply To This Comment

baking made it more healthy..looks delicious

Lizy said... Reply To This Comment

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

Premalatha Aravindhan said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy combo,yummy recipe...

Nitha said... Reply To This Comment

delicious snack...

ANU said... Reply To This Comment

very healthy combo...very new and innovative....


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Rachana said... Reply To This Comment

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

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said... Reply To This Comment

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

HomeKreation said... Reply To This Comment

I like chickpeas, so this must be nice!

Kaveri said... Reply To This Comment

A very healthy and guilt free snack

Raji said... Reply To This Comment

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

Suja said... Reply To This Comment

This is an awesome combo..healthy vadas

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

Lovely combo Priya... Trust you are sending this to the event happening at our space..
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Pranati Nath said... Reply To This Comment

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

Hamaree Rasoi said... Reply To This Comment

Vadas looks simply yummy awesome and crispy.

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aipi said... Reply To This Comment

What an ingenious recipe ~ totally loved it!
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Cham said... Reply To This Comment

Baking vadas sounds great, they came out quiet well!

sangee vijay said... Reply To This Comment

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

Poornima Nair said... Reply To This Comment

Thats an awesome snack, very healthy!

Sensible Vegetarian said... Reply To This Comment

Love it Priya, totally guilt free.

Tina said... Reply To This Comment

Perfectly baked healthy vada..

jeyashrisuresh said... Reply To This Comment

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

Sangeetha Nambi said... Reply To This Comment

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

Ruchikacooks said... Reply To This Comment

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 :)

Swathi said... Reply To This Comment

Baked vada looks delicious and perfect Priya.

Kalpana Sareesh said... Reply To This Comment

awesome.. bookmarked..

Nandini said... Reply To This Comment

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

divya said... Reply To This Comment

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

Pushpa said... Reply To This Comment

Healthy and delicious vadas.

Vardhini said... Reply To This Comment

Tasty and healthy too. Thx for linking to the event.

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cumincoriandercardamom said... Reply To This Comment

Love it, Tagged it
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