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Broccoli With Spicy Chick Pea Sauce

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  Cooked chickpeas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Plain non-fat yogurt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), peeled and blanched
  Boiling water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground red cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)
  Broccoli 1 Bunch (100 gm)

1 In a food processor or blender, whirl the chick peas, yogurt, garlic, water, oil, lemon juice, cumin, red pepper, and salt for 1 minute or until smooth; set aside.
2 Cut the florets off the broccoli and peel and slice the stems 1/2 inch thick.
Arrange the broccoli in a steamer or colander and set over boiling water in a large saucepan.
Cover and steam for 6 to 7 minutes or until crisp-tender.
Transfer to a warm serving dish.
Spoon the sauce over the broccoli and toss to coat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 265 Calories from Fat 67

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.8%

Saturated Fat 0.96 g4.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 528.2 mg22%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g11.8%

Dietary Fiber 9.1 g36.3%

Sugars 8.2 g

Protein 17 g33.4%

Vitamin A 12.9% Vitamin C 159.5%

Calcium 19.3% Iron 20.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Broccoli With Spicy Chick Pea Sauce Recipe