Cilantro Chutney

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro (chopped and washed)
  • 1 green chili
  • 1 to 2 teaspoon lemon juice (to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • black salt/sea salt

Directions:

  1. Grind all ingredients except the lemon juice in a blender until smooth.
  2. Add salt and lemon juice to taste.
  3. Refrigerate for a couple of minutes and serve*.

 

*Use within two to three days.

 

Pineapple Salsa

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups fresh pineapple (diced)
  • 2 tbsp scallions
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped red pepper
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • salt and pepper (to taste)

Directions:

  1. Combine all the ingredients into a large bowl.
  2. Let it rest for 1/2 hr.
  3. Serve with tortilla chips.

Mouth-Watering Avacado-Bean Dip

Ingredients:

  • 19 oz can of black beans
  • 1 tbs. lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp.chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp. minced garlic
  • guacamole (see below)
  • tomato salsa (see below)
  • sour cream (to taste)
  • shredded cheddar (to taste)
  • 1 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions

Directions:

  1. Mash the black beans with the garlic and chili powder; spread this on the bottom of a bowl.
  2. Layer the guacamole, salsa, and sour cream on top.
  3. Sprinkle the cheddar, tomatoes, and scallions and serve.