Thursday, October 23, 2008

CHUNKY SALSA


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INGREDIENTS:

Tomatoes----------------5 big and ripe

Jalapenos----------------1

Bellpeper-----------------few strips of ur choice(optional)

Onion--------------------1 cup

Olive oil------------------1/2 cup

Lemon juice--------------1/2 cup

Salt----------------------to taste

Garlic powder------------2 tsp

Cumin powder-----------1 tsp

Mint leaves+Parsley-----1/4 cup chopped


DIRECTIONS:

1.Take cleaned tomatoes and make slits on the side.Like 3-4 nearly deep enough without spilling out the whole tomato.

2.Slightly smear some oil in a baking tray and place these tomatoes,slit jalapenos,bellpeppers in the tray.

3.Pour on the oil on the top and mix well to coat them enough with it.

4. Broil for 10-15 mts till slightly shrinked. Remove and cool down.

5.Peel out the the skin of tomatoes and chop the tomatoes/bellpepper/jalapenos to medium sizes

6. Combine them with garlic powder, cumin powder,salt,pepper,chopped mint+parsley in a bowl.

7. Now place this in a blender/mixer and puree roughly. Be careful not to make a smooth paste of it. It should be chunky and coarse.

8. Add chopped onions to the mixture and Serve with nachos, tacos and quesadillas.

28 comments:

anudivya said...

Oh boy! That is one chunky and good looking salsa. I tried to get a peek into the bread, did you make it?

Usha said...

Wow this looks perfect...love it:)

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Looks awesome...colour is very nice:)

Divya Vikram said...

That looks too good..The best part I like in mexican food is this salsa!

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

looks sooo good Raaji.

Vidhya said...

Salsa looks really neat and chunky. Love the color

Yasmeen said...

Fresh Home made salsa is a tangy good idea:)

Adlak's tiny world said...

colorful salsa with yummy look. sure ll suit for bread and paratha.

Sukanya Ramkumar said...

Salsa looks so good.... So chunky. Loved the deep red color of ur salsa. Love to have it with worm pita chips.

sowmya said...

looks yummy..simple and healthy recipe..good one..

Sireesha said...

Looks Scrumptious ...Love the colour Raaji:)

srikars kitchen said...

wow.. looks perfect & yummy... nice entry Raaji..

G.Pavani said...

raaji dear, it looks yummy and mouthwatering...

for painting i have used fevicryl water based colurs...

Sia said...

gorgeous pics...

Srivalli said...

That looks yummy!

n33ma said...

Thats a nice big bowl of Salsa.....I love a nice tangy salsa.Good click

Happy cook said...

I love salasa like these.
This looks so yumm

Priya said...

Salsa looks fabulous Raaji....am drooling here...

Jaishree said...

Looks awesome...simple and healthy recipe..good one..

Cham said...

Never made one at home, Looks perfect

DEESHA said...

wow .. salsa looks perfect .. nice click

DK said...

Hey Raaji, This is cool. Thanks for joining in Recipe Marathon.

Looking fwd to your recipes :)

No other than those there are no rules...Oh yeah..Jus enjoy throught out ok ;)

Curry Leaf said...

Chunky and tasty.I love salsa with anything anytime

Sujatha said...

Salsa looks wonderful.. Nice dark red color and makes a perfect party snack with chips!

Priya said...

Hi Raaji..would love to share an award with u..

pls collect hardblogger award from my blog .. u deserve it...

http://priyaeasyntastyrecipes.blogspot.com/2008/10/hard-working-food-blogger-award.html

Dibs said...

I love salsa...never made it at home! Looks nice and easy to make.

Kitchen Flavours said...

Spicy salsa. Looks mouth watering.

Yasmeen said...

Raaji,I've an award waiting for you at my blog,please collect:)