Broccoli with Spicy Chick Pea Sauce


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Broccoli with Spicy Chick Pea Sauce is a taste bud appealing vegetable dish with broccoli enrobed in a spicy chickpea or bean based sauce. The beans are blenderised with curd, garlic, lime juice and seasonings and then spooned over the blanched florets of broccoli.

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Broccoli with Spicy Chick Pea Sauce recipe - How to make Broccoli with Spicy Chick Pea Sauce


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  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.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Cut the florets off the broccoli and peel and slice the stems 1/2" thick.
  4. Arrange the broccoli in a steamer or colander and set over boiling water in a large saucepan.
  5. Cover and steam for 6-7 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  6. Transfer to a warm serving dish.
  7. Spoon the sauce over the broccoli and toss to coat.
  8. Serve with roast lamb or chicken.

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This recipe was contributed by setseeani on 22 May 2002

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