Savory Bread Pudding with Broccoli and Tomato Recipe

Savory Bread Pudding with Broccoli and Tomato Recipe, is a twist to the sweet pudding that we are familiar with. At Archana’s kitchen we always try to make it healthy and different by adding a slight variation to the usually cooking process. In this recipe we have added pumpkin and broccoli to the bread pudding to give a savory touch. The pudding is made with a one day old whole wheat baguette which chopped into small pieces and layered onto a baking tray with pumpkin and broccoli. The whole bread mixture is then soaked with egg and milk.  Kaddu (Parangikai/ Pumpkin), Broccoli, Onion, Garlic, Rosemary, Cinnamon Powder (Dalchini), Salt, Baguette, Milk, Tomato, Whole Egg, Milk, Vanilla Extract, Honey   150 grams Kaddu (Parangikai/ Pumpkin) , skin peeled and cubed 1 cup Broccoli , chopped into medium florets 1 Onion , sliced 2 cloves Garlic , chopped 1 teaspoon Rosemary 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon Powder (Dalchini) Salt , to taste 1/2 Baguette , whole wheat, cut into small cubes 1/4 cup Milk 1 Tomato , sliced For the custard 1 Whole Egg 1 cup Milk 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract 2 tablespoons Honey     10   25     To begin making the Savory Bread Pudding with Broccoli and Tomato Recipe, pressure cook the pumpkin with water for about 3 whistle. Keep it aside until the pressure is released naturally.Pre heat the oven to 180 degree Celsius to 10 minutes.Heat a sauce pan with oil, add onions and garlic sauté until it softens. Add broccoli and sauté until the broccoli has the slight crunch.Add boiled pumpkin along with cinnamon powder, rosemary, salt and pepper. Give it a toss.Add milk and check for salt. Cook until the mixture thickens little.Take out a baking tray, layer half of the mixture first. Add half of the chopped baguette. Layer the rest of the mixture on top and add the remaining baguette.Whisk in the egg, milk, vanilla and honey together and pour it over.Add sliced tomatoes over the top and sprinkle with the rest of seasonings and bake it in the oven for 20 minutes. Serve the Bread Pudding with Broccoli and Tomato Recipe along with Plum Ginger Juice and Fresh Fruit Bowl to kick start your mornings.