The avocado is a large berry that contains a large seed. It may be egg-shaped or spherical in shape. It has this wonderful flavour and it is rich in Vitamin B,E and K. Also it has 60 % more potassium than bananas. It can also be used as a face mask !
Guacamole is an avocado based dip originated in Mexico. It is traditionally made by mashing ripe avocado's with a mortar and pestle along with lime juice and salt. There are many ways to make this dip. This is how i make mine.
- 3 ripe avocados
- 1 onion, minced
- 3 tomatoes, chopped
- Juice from one lemon
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- Dash salt and pepper, to taste
- 1/2 tsp chili powder
- 1/2 tsp cumin
- Mash the avocados together with remaining ingredients. Cover, and let sit for at least one hour before serving.
- Serve as a dip for chips.