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Indian Guacamole

21 Aug

indian_guacamole
Indian Guacamole.

Guacamole is Mexican style dip made with ripe avocado. Ripe avocado is mashed up and onion and garlic are mixed with the avocado along with other seasonings and herbs. Guacamole can be served with toasted roti, naan or with regular tortilla chips.
Makes: around a Cup and half of Indian Guacamole.

Ingredients:

Avocado 1
Onion or Shallot 1 Small
Green Chiles 1
Lemon 1
Garlic 1 Small Clove
Roasted Cumin Powder 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala a small Pinch
Cilantro few Sprigs
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

In a mixing bowl, grate the garlic, add lemon juice and salt.
Peel and finely chop the onion.
Remove stem, wash and finely chop the green chiles.
Wash and finely chop the cilantro.

Cut the avocado into half and remove the pit.
Scoop the flesh out of the avocado with help of a spoon and mash it lightly leaving few bits untouched.
Use a pestle or just a spoon to mash up the avocado.
Add the chopped onion, cilantro, mashed avocado, cumin powder into the mixing bowl having the lemon juice and garlic.
Mix all the ingredients well and remove onto a bowl.
Serve Indian style guacamole with toasted roti or with tortilla chips.
Notes: Make sure to select the perfectly ripe avocado.

Suggestions: You could also chop some of the avocado and add it to guacamole for it to be more chunkier. Don’t add too much of garam masala which could make it inedible.
Variations: For a variation, add any sort of toasted masala powder to the guacamole.
Other Names: Indian Style Guacamole.