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Showing posts with label AVOCADO RECIPES. Show all posts

May 29, 2017

Indian Vegetarian Avocado Sandwich Recipe – Guacamole Sandwich Recipe

After a long gap, I am sharing a recipe with avocado because this healthy fruit is very rarely available in my placeSad. So whenever I see it in Reliance fresh, I take one to try some interesting recipes with it. Avocado is popularly known as “Butter fruit” in India. So far I have tried and posted avocado paratha, avocado milkshake and Guacamole recipes and that too very long back. So this time I made Indian style, vegetarian avocado sandwich for a change. This no cook sandwich is a quick and easy breakfast/dinner recipe. Its a vegan recipe as well. You can use whole wheat bread to make it healthy and low in calorie. I don’t think kids would like this sandwich. If you use milk bread, add lots of grated cheese to the sandwich filling and toast it with butter, kids may like to have itWinking. But this is an ideal recipe for adults who look for weight loss. One sandwich, a banana and a glass of milk was very much filling for meHappy. You too give a try ! Lets see how to make this easy and quick Indian style vegetarian Avocado sandwich recipe with step by step pictures.
Avocado sandwich recipe Indian

Indian Avocado sandwich recipe


Indian Avocado sandwich recipe Indian vegetarian style avocado sandwich recipe - A very healthy breakfast/dinner recipe !

Cuisine:Indian
Category: Sandwich Recipes
Serves: Serves 2
Prep time: 5 Minutes
Cook time: 5 Minutes
Total time: 10 Minutes



INGREDIENTS

  • Ripen avocado - 1 no ( Big)
  • Green chilli - 1 no ( finely chopped)
  • Big onion - 1 no ( finely chopped)
  • Grated carrot - 1/4 cup
  • Lemon juice - Few drops
  • Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Chopped capsicum - 2 tbsp
  • Ripe tomato - 1/2 no ( finely chopped)
  • Salt - As needed
  • Pepper powder - 1/2 to 1 tsp
  • Chat masala powder - 1/2 tsp ( add more if needed)
  • Olive oil or cooking oil - 1 tsp
METHOD

  • In a plate, wash and cut the avocado into two pieces vertically.Remove the seed with a knife. Scoop out the pulp and discard the skin.
    Vegetarian avocado sandwich recipe
  • In a wide bowl, take the paste, grated carrot, finely chopped green chilli, onion, tomato, coriander leaves, required salt, chat masala and pepper powder. Mix well.
    Vegetarian avocado sandwich recipe
  • Take two bread slices, trim off the sides if needed. Apply butter on one bread if needed.Apply the sandwich filling on the other bread.Cover it and grill or toast the sandwich if needed. I served it raw.
    Indian style avocado sandwich recipe
  • Enjoy!

Try this easy, healthy avocado veg sandwich for your breakfast or dinner. You will like it for sure !
Avocado sandwich recipe Indian

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April 26, 2014

AVOCADO MILKSHAKE /BUTTER FRUIT JUICE RECIPE

Avocado milkshake recipe
Avocado milkshake recipe was in my try list for a long time.In Indian juice shops,it is mostly mentioned as butter fruit juice.Based on its consistency u can call it as a juice or milkshake.I tasted this milkshake without condensed in a juice shop recently.It was very nice yes.From then,i wanted to post this recipe in my food book because this is the easiest avocado recipes and it amazing health benefits.As u all know,avocado recipes tastes the best only when the fruit is ripe else u can't even taste a bit of it  and U have to throw the entire dish into the binfrown.Please be careful while buying an avocado.Check out this link on How to choose n buy Avocado if u are buying it for the first time.When u have a ripe avocado in hand,don't forget to try this healthy,easy n tasty milkshake recipe.U'll love its taste.Do check out my super soft avocado paratha and guacamole dip  with its health benefits if u are interested.

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Avocado Milkshake recipe/Butter fruit juice

Avocado milkshake recipe Healthy Avocado milkshake recipe with just 3 ingredients !
Cuisine: Indian Category: Juices Yields: 2-3 Cups
Prep Time: Cook Time: Total Time:
 


Ingredients
  • Ripe Butter fruit/Avocado - 1/2 no
  • Cold milk - 2 cups
  • Sugar - 1- 2 tbsp
 
Instructions
  1. Wash and cut avocado into two vertically. U'll find a big seed inside.Remove it and discard.Now scoop out the pulp using a ladle.
  2. Grind it in a mixer or juicer adding sugar or honey &  cold milk.Adjust more or less milk based on the desired consistency.

Nutrition Information Per Serving

 
Serving Size The serving size, in terms of the number of volume or mass
Calories 300
Fat (grams) 25
Cholestrol (milligrams) 0
Saturated Fat (grams) 5
Unsaturated Fat (grams) 15
Trans Fat (grams) 0
Carbohydrate (grams) 15
Protein (grams) 0
Fiber (grams) 16
Sodium (milligrams) 0
Source   : http://www.myfitnesspal.com/food/calories/generic-avocado-milkshake-1846452

Note
  • For variations,Use honey in place of sugar.
  • U can also add condensed milk for rich taste.

 Avocado milkshake recipe

Enjoy this healthy,tasty milkshake and stay fit !
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September 28, 2012

GUACAMOLE DIP RECIPE – HOMEMADE MEXICAN AVOCADO DIP FOR NACHOS & TORTILLA

guacamole

I wanted to try Mexican style avocado dip known as Guacamole for long time. I was looking for tortilla chips & nachos to try this guacamole dip recipe. Last week I got a pack of nachos and I immediately tried this dip.This homemade guacamole is easy to make, healthy n tasty too. I referred this perfect guacamole recipe from Simply Recipes. Use ripe avocado for best taste. Raw avocado tastes bitter.  Now, without this dip, we are not able to eat nachos Winking smile. I’ve given few tips at the end on how to buy good avocado if you are buying for the first time. Its for beginners. Please go through it.
 
guacamole dip recipe
 

Guacamole Dip Recipe - Mexican Avocado dip


Guacamole Dip Recipe - Mexican Avocado dip Guacamole - Mexican Avocado dip recipe for Nachos and Tortilla
 
Cuisine: Mexican
Category: Starter
Serves: Serves 2
Prep time: 5 Minutes
Cook time: 5 Minutes
Total time: 10 Minutes
 
INGREDIENTS

  • Ripe avocado – 1 no
  • Big onion – 2 nos (Finely chopped)
  • Green chilli – 1-2 nos (Finely chopped)
  • Tomato – 1 no ( Deseed and chop finely)
  • Lemon juice – 1.5 – 2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves / Cilantro – 2 tbsp (Finely chopped)
  • Salt – As needed.
  • Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp (adjust)
HOW TO MAKE GUACAMOLE
  1. Cut the avocado in half and remove the seed and take the pulp using a spoon.Discard the skin.
  2. Using a fork, mash the avocado roughly. Don’t overdo it.It should be little chunky.
  3. Chop the onions, green chillies , coriander leaves very finely.
  4. Now in a big bowl , take all the finely chopped veggies except tomato.
  5. Mix everything and add the avocado pulp. Mix little.
  6. Close the bowl with a plastic wrap or lid and refrigerate it until use.
  7. When you are about to serve it, chop the tomatoes finely and add it to the dip. Mix well, check for salt and spice.
  8. Serve with nachos or tortilla !!
 
NOTE
  • I have given the quantity of ingredients as per our liking. Please adjust them as per your wish Smile
  • Refrigerating tomatoes changes the taste of the dip. So please don’t chop or add to dip until ready to serve.
  • Always keep the guacamole mixture wrapped or covered to prevent oxidation and change of color.
  • Refrigerate until ready or make it fresh n eat.


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TIPS
How to buy good avocado

  • There are varieties of avocado available in the market. They are Hass, Lamb Hass, Gwen, Reed, or Sharwil , Bacon and Zutano.
  • Bacon and Zutano varieties are light in flavor.
  • Others have a nutty taste.
  • Good avocado can be first identified by its color.Ripe avocado looks dark green to black in color. Some varieties look light green in color.
  • When you want to examine them. Take an avocado and keep it in ur palm. Just press it lightly. Do not use your finger tips as it may bruise them.
  • If it gives slightly, it is ready to eat. If it is over ripe, pressing them gives a mushy feeling and your finger may sink into the skin.  If the skin is hard to touch and if it doesn’t give, avocado is not ripe yet.
  • If you planning to keep it for some days, u can buy the unripe avocado , wrap it in a paper and keep it for 4-5 days to ripen.It can be kept in room temperature.
  • Avocado can be stored in a refrigerator until eaten to slow the ripening process.
  • Avocado with the highest oil content are the Hass, Pinkerton, Sharwil and Fuerte varieties.
  • This buying method may be useful for people who plan to use avocado oil for health and diet or skin and beauty purposes.

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August 13, 2012

Super Soft Avocado Paratha | Avocado Recipes Indian - Butter Fruit Recipes

Avocado Paratha
Soft Avocado Parathaa
When I came to know the health benefits of avocado (Known as Butter fruit in India) , I wanted to try some recipes with it. I tried a milk shake & it was too bitter in taste. Sine then I started running miles away when I see avocado in shops.Then I found ripe avocado wont taste bitter. Again I browsed for some other recipes and came across this post. She has given the title as “super soft Avocado paratha” . I tried on the same day and yes it was really super soft. So I too gave the same title Winking smile . I made little changes in the actual recipe according to our taste.Thanks a lot Shoba for helping me with this recipe. Smile. This paratha would be ideal for travel & lunch box.  You can make it thick like paratha or as thin chapathi.I made a simple onion raita and pickle as side dish. You can also make some tomato chutney or thokku. Please try this recipe only if you have ripe avocado in hand. Please don’t take chance in trying with raw ones. It will taste bitter to the core Nyah-Nyah.Ok, lets see how to make super soft avocado paratha at home. You can make this paratha recipe for your healthy breakfast or dinner !

Do check out my Avocado sandwich, Guacamole ,  Avocado milkshake 

Avocado Paratha - Super Soft Avocado Paratha Recipe


Avocado Paratha - Super Soft Avocado Paratha Recipe

How to make soft avocado paratha at home for healthy dinner and breakfast !


Cuisine: Indian
Category: Avocado Recipes
Serves: Serves 2
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 5 Minutes
Total time: 15 Minutes


INGREDIENTS

1 cup - 200ml
  • Wheat flour – 1 cup
  • Fully Ripen avocado – 1 no ( pulpy ones)
  • Big onion – 2 nos ( Grated)
  • Green chillies – 2 nos ( Finely chopped)
  • Garlic cloves – 7-8 nos ( Grated)
  • Coriander leaves – Few(finely chopped)
  • Ajwain/Omam or cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt – as needed
  • Lemon juice – 2 tsp
  • Water – Very little ( 1-2 tbsp), Add only if needed
  • Cooking Oil – Little to make parathas

HOW TO MAKE AVOCADO PARATHA

  1. Cut the ripe avocado into two and take out the seed.
  2. Remove the pulp using a spoon.
  3. In a bowl ,grate the onion, garlic cloves. Finely chop green chillies.
  4. Mix everything with the avocado pulp and add the required salt, cumin seeds/ajwain, garam masala powder ,coriander leaves.
  5. Mix all the ingredients to the wheat flour and make a dough.
  6. Add very little water if needed.Say a tbsp or two.
  7. Take a lemon sized ball and roll thick or thin paratha by dusting in the wheat flour.
  8. Heat a dosa pan and make paratha pouring little oil around it. Cook both sides till brown spots appear.Remove it.
  9. Serve hot with a simple onion raita or pickle !

Note

  • Add water carefully. If the quantity of pulp is more, you don’t need to add water at all.
  • You can cook adding few drops of ghee to make it flavorful.
  • Garam masala powder is not used in the actual recipe. But I used it.
  • This paratha is soft by itself,no need to add butter milk or besan flour. No issue if even they are added.
  • Please use ripe , pulpy avocado. If u use raw ones,paratha will taste bitter.
  • One avocado is sufficient for the above recipe.
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