Thursday, December 9, 2010

Avocado Dip/Guacamole



'Avocado' is a fruit with high nutritious value. Guacamole  is one of the popular avocado dips that originated from Mexico. You can enjoy this dip with Tortilla chips, spread this dip on the toasted whole wheat bread, or spread it on a toasted Ciabatta bread smeared with Olive oil.

 Ingredients:

Avocado(Ripe)- 2 
Red onion(Finely diced)- 1/2
Roma Tomatoes(ripe,finely chopped)-1
Lemon juice- 2 tbsp
Serrano chillies(sliced thin)- 2
Garlic(Minced)-1 clove
Cilantro(chopped  finely)-3 tbsp
Olive oil-1 tbsp
Sea salt to taste
Black Pepper powder-1/4 tsp
Cayenne pepper-1/4 tsp
Cumin powder-1/4 tsp


Method:

Scoop the avocado pulp in a bowl.Mash the avocados with the fork.Don't mash it completely.They need to be chunky.Add all the remaining ingredients.Fold all the ingredients together gently to mix well. Refrigerate before serving.Enjoy the dip with your favorite tortilla chips..

Lemon juice prevents the dip from browning.Also an avocado seed in the dip prevents it from turning brown.
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