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Broccoli hummus? You bet!

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Author: Hadeel yusufFri, 2017-03-17ID: 1489684775943607400When it comes to great-tasting nutrition, broccoli is an all-star food with many health benefits. While low in calories, it is rich in essential vitamins and minerals. When added in hummus, which is a Middle Eastern spread made from cooked, mashed chickpeas or other beans, it makes it more healthy and nutritious.In addition, most children go through a phase of fussy eating, whether it is picking at their food before pushing their plate away, eating a few favorite foods, or flatly refusing to eat at meal times. So here is an attractive and colorful platter of chicken roses that any kid would love to eat again and again.Tabouli, also spelled tabbouleh or tabouleh, is a popular Middle Eastern salad containing bulgur, tomato, spring onion, etc. It is low in saturated fat, and most of the ingredients are virtually fat-free. At the same time it is very easy and quick to make.Broccoli Hummus Serves: 3Cooking and preparation time: 30 minutes1 cup boiled chickpeas 2 tablespoon tahini paste1 tablespoon lemon juice1 tablespoon olive oil5 to 6 boiled broccoli floretsSalt as required Method:1) Chop 1 cup of boiled chickpeas and a few boiled florets of broccoli in a chopper.2) Add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice to it.3) Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and salt.4) Blend until it smoothens.5) Dish it out and enjoy with crackers.Tabouli Salad Serves: 2Preparation time: 15 minutesIngredients:1 cup yogurt Fresh pomegranate juiceHalf cup pomegranate seeds Chopped strawberriesRaw honey (optional)3 bunches finely chopped flat-leaf parsley1 cup chopped fresh mint2-3 tablespoons fine bulgur1 chopped firm tomato1/2 onion or 2 scallions chopped1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil1/4 cup fresh lemon juiceSalt and pepper to taste1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)Method:1) Prepare the chopped parsley and mint and set aside. 2) In a large bowl, mix bulgur, chopped tomatoes, chopped onions/scallions with lemon juice, salt and pepper. 3) Add parsley, mint and olive oil and mix, adjusting seasoning by adding more oil and lemon if desired.4) Serve cold, garnished with romaine lettuce.Plating:1) Place yogurt in the center of the round plate.2) Pour fresh pomegranate juice over it.3) Spread pomegranate seeds around the yogurt.4) Spread tabouli around it.5) Garnish it with strawberries.6) Drizzle honey (optional) over yogurt.7) Delicious and filling appetizer is ready to be served.Red Tikka RosesServes: 2Cooking and preparation time: 40 minutesIngredients:Half kg boneless chicken1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste1 tablespoon lemon juiceA pinch of red food color1 teaspoon tikka masala1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon chat masala1 teaspoon cumin powder1 teaspoon red paprika powderMethod:1) Take half kg boneless chicken, cut into long strips.2) Marinate it with the above ingredients.3) Leave it to rest for half an hour.4) Roll each strip into a rose shape using a rose mold.5) Make 5 to 6 mini roses.6) Bake it in a greased dish for 20 mins at 175°C.7) Decorate the way you wish and feed your kids or guests.•
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