Saturday, February 27, 2016

Mexican Salsa

Mexican Salsa  Recipe - Italian and Spanish term for sauce

Salsa is the Italian and Spanish term for sauce and in English-speaking countries usually refers to the sauces typical of Mexican cuisine known as salsa, particularly those used as dips. They are usually served cold or at room temperature, they're often spicy, and typically they're a combination of chopped raw ingredients, such as tomatoes, onions, peppers, avocados, jalapeño often mixed with some kind of liquid, like olive oil, lemon juice or yogurt.
Plenty of cilantro and other fresh ingredients make this salsa a Mexican style favorite. Serve with chips, Quesadilla or with any Mexican food.

Recipe type: Side dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Preparation time: 20 minutes
Serve: 1 big bowl

  • Tomatoes - 4
  • Onion- 1/2 medium
  • Green chili- 1
  • Jalapeños pepper (chopped) - 2
  • Coriander leaves (chopped) - 3-4 tbsp
  • Salt- to taste
  • Pepper powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Garlic- 2 cloves
  • Olive oil- 1 tbsp
  • Lemon juice- 1 tbsp

1. In a pan heat enough water at medium high heat. Place tomatoes and jalapeño in that. Cover the pan and bring it to boil for 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from heat and drain.

2. Remove the skin of tomatoes and jalapeño peppers.

3. Take tomatoes, Onion, garlic, coriander leaves, jalapeños, green chili and salt in a grinder and pulse till desired consistency. Don't over blend it.

4. Transfer this into a bowl.

5. Add lemon juice, black pepper powder and olive oil, mix it well.

6. Serve with Tortilla Chips or any other Mexican dish.

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