Garlic Tomato Salsa (Healthy Heart) Video by Tarla Dalal

Garlic Tomato Salsa (Healthy Heart) Video by Tarla Dalal

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A quick Mexican accompaniment with the irresistible flavour and aroma of herbs and chilli flakes, the Garlic Tomato Salsa is a perfect accompaniment for baked nachos or any other baked chips. It can also be used as a topping for rolls, wraps, quesadillas and more. Since it is made with modest, non-starchy ingredients like tomatoes, spring onions and garlic, all cooked in just a teaspoon of oil, this Garlic Tomato Salsa is favourably low on calories.

  

Recipe Description for Garlic Tomato Salsa

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Makes 0.75 servings
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Ingredients

1 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1 tsp oil
1/4 cup finely chopped spring onions whites
1/4 cup finely chopped spring onion greens
salt to taste
1/2 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
1/2 tsp dried mixed herbs
a pinch of sugar (optional)
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

For Serving
baked tortilla chips

Method
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the spring onion whites and greens and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally and mashing lightly using a potato masher.
  4. Add the salt, chilli flakes, mixed herbs, sugar, coriander and 1 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Cool slightly and serve with baked tortilla chips.
Nutrient values per tablespoon
EnergyProteinCarbohydratesFatFibre
9 kcal 0.2 gm 1.0 gm 0.5 gm. 0.3 gm
RECIPE SOURCE : Healthy Heart CookbookBuy this cookbook

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