Saturday, May 31, 2014

Guacamole | Avacado Dip | Butter Fruit Dip

Guacamole | Avacado Dip | Butter Fruit Dip is a famous Mexican dip made using ripe avocados  commonly taken with tortillas. Now it has spread to all regions. In India, avocados are commonly used for making milk shakes and smoothies.  We can find these in the menu card of many restaurants over here.

Avocados are healthy fruits since they are rich in folate, potassium, mono saturated fats, phytonutrients, anti-oxidants and many other essential vitamins and minerals. These components help to prevent heart disease, cancer and to regulate blood pressure, cholesterol and sugar levels, etc.

Guacamole | Avacado Dip | Butter Fruit Dip is a famous Mexican dip made using ripe avocados  commonly taken with tortillas. Now it has spread to all regions. In India, avocados are commonly used for making milk shakes and smoothies.  We can find these in the menu card of many restaurants over here.
Avocados are healthy fruits since they are rich in folate, potassium, mono saturated fats, phytonutrients, anti-oxidants and many other essential vitamins and minerals. These components help to prevent heart disease, cancer and to regulate blood pressure, cholesterol and sugar levels, etc.
Ingredients:
  • Avacado – 1 No.
  • Onion (finely chopped) – 2 tbsp
  • Green chilli (finely chopped) – 1 tsp
  • Cilantro | Coriander Leaves (finely chopped) – 2 tbsp
  • Pepper powder – ½ tsp
  • Lime juice – 1 tbsp
  • Olive oil – 1 tbsp
  • Tomato (chopped) – 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

Method:
  1. Cut the ripe avocado into two, remove the seed. Scoop out the pulp using a metal spoon from the peel.
  2. Mash the pulp coarsely with the spoon and transfer it to a mixing bowl.
  3. Add all the above ingredients except tomato to the pulp and mix everything well.
  4. Tomato can be added at the time of serving.

Healthy Guacamole is ready for serving. You can serve it as a dip for any crunchy snacks or as a spread for any bread. We had this guacamole with toasted wheat bread abd enjoyed every bite of it!
Note:
  • Only avocado pulp and salt are the main ingredients for this dip. You can vary the quantity of ingredients listed above or even eliminate some,  as per your taste buds.
  • Before preparing guacamole, taste the avocado pulp and proceed. It may deceive you sometimes.

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