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Broccoli stalks dip with sesame seeds

Don't know what to do with broccoli stalks or stems? Make this simple and healthy broccoli stalks dip with sesame seeds. Enjoy this dip with crackers and chips. You can even use this as a spread for sandwiches, tortillas.
Course Chutney, Side Dish
Cuisine Global, Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 - 5
Author Sravanthi

Ingredients

ingredients for tempering (Optional)

Instructions

  • Heat a pan and dry roast sesame seeds on medium to low flame for about 5 minutes. They should roast well and start to pop. Take them out and let them cool down.
  • In the same pan, roast the cumin and fenugreek seeds till they are fragrant and take them aside. You can fenugreek seeds and use ground cumin instead of using whole seeds and roasting them.
  • Add a teaspoon of oil and fry red chili and take it aside. You can use green chili as well. This step is optional, and you can skip frying the chili or chili as a whole. For the spiciness of dip, you can use black pepper.
  • Add remaining oil to the same pan and add broccoli stalks, a little salt. Cook them with a closed lid. Initially, they release little water and cook it further till all water gets evaporated. 
  • Now take a blender jar or Nutri bullet jar, add all ingredients except broccoli stalks, and make a fine powder.
  • To this powder mixture, add cooked broccoli stalks and make a rough paste of it. You can use water as per the consistency of the dip.
  • To make this dip as Indian style and use it for Indian breakfast recipes, make the tempering. If using as a dip or sandwich spread, you can skip this step.
  • Easy and delicious brocoli stalks dip is ready to serve!