Showing posts with label Dips and Spreads. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Dips and Spreads. Show all posts

Wednesday, 16 December 2009

Guacomole








Ingredients:

1-Ripen avacado

2-3Tbsp- Lemon juice

1Tbsp-Fresh coriander,finely chopped

2-3 Green chillies or Tsp-Pickled jalapenos

2 Cloves of Garlic

1 Small Finely chopped onion

1-Tomato,deseeded and finely chopped

1Tbsp-Mayonnaise

Salt to taste


Method:

Scoop and mash the avacado with the fork.

Blend all the ingredients and chill.

Serve with tortilla chips.

Monday, 23 November 2009

Baba Gannoush(Aubergine dip)





Ingredients:

1-Large Aubergine,roasted

1-Onion ,minced

3-4 Cloves of garlic

3Tbsp-Tahini paste

3Tbsp-Thick yoghurt

1/2Tsp- Mustard paste

Salt to taste

1/2Tsp-Sugar

Method:

Roast the aubergine, mash with the fork,

roughly blend all the ingredients in a blender or food processer.

Garnish with olive oil and sesame seeds.

Serve baba gannoush and tahini sauce with crisp and warm pita bread triangles and salad.







NOTE:This both dips can be used as dip or spread for chappati,roti or bread.

Tahini Sauce




Ingredients:

3Tbsp-Tahini paste

2-Greenchillies

1/2Tsp-Mustard paste/powder

4Tbsp-Thick yoghurt

Salt to taste

1/2Tsp-Sugar

Method:

Blend all the ingredients in a liquidiser.Garnish with olive oil,

redchilli flakes and sesame seeds.

HUMMUS


Ingredients:

Chickpeas – 1 can, drained and rinsed
Yogurt-1/4 Cup
Garlic – 2-3 cloves, crushed
Tahini (Sesame Seed Paste) –3 Tbsp or more
Salt – 1/2tsp or to taste
Lemon Juice – 2 Tbsp
Water – 2tbsp
Olive Oil – 2 Tbsp
Chilli flakes, Cayenne Pepper or Paprika -1tsp
Fresh parsley or coriander(i used coriander)

Method:

Blend all the ingredients into smooth thick paste in a blender or food processer.
Transfer the paste into a bowl,spread the mixture evenly and drizzle olive oil,
sprinkle chopped parsley or coriander.Serve with pita bread and salad.

NOTE:It can be used as spread over the toasts instead of butter as a healthy option.