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May 13, 2008

Mexican Salsa



Originating in Mexico, salsa means "sauce" and in Mexican terms, it means firey and tomato based sauce with plenty of fresh chilies, onion, cilantro, garlic and salt. In my recipe, I have mixed fresh tomatoes, bell peppers and other ingredients and flavoured it with lemon.

Ingredients:

Vegetables:

Large red ripe tomatoes - 3

Green bell pepper (capsicum) - 1

Jalapeño or green chilli - 1

Red bell pepper - 1

Red Onion - 1

other ingredients:

Handful Coirander leaves (cilantro)

Peeled garlic - 2 pods

Salt as required

Ground pepper as required

Lemon juice - 1 tablespoon

White vinegar - 1 tablespoon

Method:

Cut the tomatoes and scoop out the seeds. Chop it finely.

Chop finely the bell peppers (red and green) after taking out the seeds.

Chop finely the onion.

Chop the Jalapeño and garlic finely.

In a large mixing bowl, add all the chopped vegetables together.

Add other ingredients and mix well.

Enjoy the salsa with Tortilla.

I am sending this salsa to three events.

My zodiac sign is Aries and I used tomato in this recipe. I am sending it to Fortune Cooking Contest hosted by Shriya of Spicy Tasty.



I have used Bell peppers and I am sending this recipe to VOW - JFI - Bell Peppers hosted by Pooja of Creative Pooja.




This is also my entry to "Recipes for the rest of us" event hosted by Ramki of One page cookbooks.


Thanks to bloggers for hosting the events.

18 comments:

Srivalli said...

Myth, thats one lovely bowl..and you have knocked so many events in one shot....smart move..!..:)..

easycrafts said...

Thats so colourful

Asha said...

Excellent looking Salsa, love it!:)

Sagari said...

salsa looks beautifulll

ranji said...

so colorful and yummy salsa..good entry:)

Uma said...

beautiful salsa, Mythreyee! Glad to see your recipe after a while! So you got three birds with one shot, ha! Nicely done.

Mythreyee said...

Srivalli, Easycrafts, Asha, Sagari, Ranji and Uma: Thanks! yeah 3 birds in one shot.

FoodyGuru (Srimathi) said...

Looks very tasty. Good idea that you sent it to multiple entries.Niceee...

Kalai said...

3 in 1 entry, huh? Nice one, Myth! Love the traditional Mexican mortar and pestle to present it! Salsa looks delicious. :)

Anonymous said...

Mexican salsa home made is so good. You can eat it with dosa too.Excellent taste.

Radha

Divya Vikram said...

love this salsa..looks too mouthwatering

Pooja said...

that looks excellent. thanks Mythre for being a part of VoW-JFI.

DK said...

3 in one super duper colorful entry! Luks delicious, simple and appetizing. And thats one deadly combination :)Thanks for sending it to the event :)

Sreelu said...

Mythreyee,
Nice recipe and picture looks awesome

Mythreyee said...

Thanks Ladies.

Chocolate said...

Sounds like a good basic pico de gallo salsa. I like just a little lime juice, no vinegar in mine.
Add it to fresh mashed avocado for the fastest, bestest guacamole. Add a little salt to taste and your there.

meeso said...

The salsa looks very pretty and colorful, and I'm sure It's delicious :)

Chef Jay said...

Mexican salsa recipe is the best! From its color and actual taste, it will surely move you off your feet. This is the reason why I'm making my own canning salsa recipes this holidays for frirnds and family. Happy cooking!