Friday, February 15, 2013

Guacamole




Guacamole is a Mexican sauce made from avocado seasoned with garlic, chilli, lime juice, onion, tomato and spices. It is used as dip, condiment or salad ingredient and sometimes added to sandwiches to enhance the flavour. To prepare guacamole, you need to buy couple of fresh avocadoes from the market and ripen them at home in normal temperature. Just keep them wrapped in a paper or plastic packet and it will take 2-3 days for the avocadoes to acquire the desired ripened consistency. Make the guacamole quickly after and luxuriate in its creamy richness. Mmmmmmmmm, bliss!

 
 
 
Ingredients:                                                                Preparation time: 10 minutes
ü  2 avocadoes (ripe)
ü  1 small size onion (finely chopped)
ü  1 small tomato (finely chopped)
ü  2-3 cloves of garlic (finely chopped)
ü  2-3 green chillies, finely chopped (optional)
ü  Few stalks of coriander leaves (finely chopped)
ü  Black pepper, taste wise
ü  Salt to taste
ü  Lime juice extracted from a whole lime
Method:
1) Peel and core the avocadoes and mash them using a masher or a blender into smooth consistency.
2) Add all the ingredients mentioned above and mix in. Refrigerate for close to an hour before using.
 
 
 

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