The cooking today was inspired by minimalism and availability of ingredients on hand. The perfect combination. This dip or chutney is simple and versatile in its use.
1 medium size cucumber, rough chopped
2 bunches of cilantro, washed
1 teaspoon of fresh ginger- turmeric paste ( optional)
3 Tablespoons of almond butter
1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract or 1/8 teaspoon vanilla powder
1 Tablespoon Amla ( Indian gooseberry) powder ( optional )
2 limes juiced ( add 1 more if not using amla
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder
- Put everything in the food processor and grind to desired dip consistency.
- Dressing for pasta or noodle salad
- Spread on sandwiches
- Sauce for grilled fish,chicken or vegetables
- Potato or cauliflower salad for picnics
- Sauce for tacos
Reaffirms that Simple is tasty. Less is better.