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1..Tomato Salsa is the easiest dish which can be prepared in a matter of minutes time,it can also be served as a  a popular reappetizer.
2..It is a recipe among get togethers and can also be served along with tortilla chips,or papads,bread sticks while watching TV in the evenings.
 3..Have a short look at this recipe which is made and served with burrito bowl.p
4..while preparing at home for more hot and spicy version of tomato salsa add more jalapenos or extra chiilies.
5..This can be mixed with a  spoon or otherwise,for a smooth texture pulse them for a few seconds in a blender.
INGREDIENTS: Red tomatoes 3 nos-finely diced into small pieces 1/2 Onion-finely chopped 2pods Garlic -finely minced 2 to 3 green chillies-finely chopped 2Tbsp Fresh Cilantro chopped 1tsp-Ground cumin powder Salt and Pepper to taste 1 Tbsp-Lime juice 
METHOD: Finely dice all the ingredients and mix well.For smooth texture pulse for a few seconds in a blender. Refrigerate for 2 hours before servi…


GUACAMOLE Guacamole, is a dip made from avocados,it is a mexican dish from Mexico.To prepare a perfect  dish of guacamole  ,ripe avocados are required,which can be tested and examined by gently pressing avocado a little outside the avocado.Guacamole is a healthy appetizer or snack.
2Ripe Avocados- scooped leaving  the skin Tomato-1 large-chopped into small pieces Onion -1/2 cup finely chopped Jalapeos-1 deseeded and finely chopped Cilantro-2 tbsps finely chopped Lime juice-2 tbsp Salt to taste METHOD: Combine all materials to gether and mash together until smooth.Finally add lime juice and salt. For extra spicy ness leave in the jalapenos seeds. Cover well and chill in the refrigerator. Avocados when deseeded turn brown /decolourised  very quickly,so i placed the seed in the centre of the guacamole mixture and covered it and refrigerate it.It doesnot stay colourful for long time. Even though if it is decolourised then slowly take off the above layer while using it Even we can serve …


Corn salsa,is a combo we use for burrito bowl.This one can also be prepared and made yummy by adding finely chopped tomatoes ,giving it a tangy touch.However we can make it mild or spicy .
Corn-1 cup canned /boiled ones Onions -1/4 th cup finely chopped Onions in  raw form/sauted  onions Capsicum-1/4 th cup finely chopped Or Jalapeno -1 to 2 tsp chopped Cilantro-2 tbsp finely chopped Lime juice 1 to 1 and half tbsp adjust according to your taste Salt to taste METHOD: Combine all the materials in a bowl,and refrigerate it for 2 hrs,remove an hour before serving..


FAJITA SAUTEED VEGETABLES: Materials.... Green Capsicum-1 no Onion-1 no Oregano-1/4 tsp
Slice the green capsicum and onions lengthwise.Saute them in a tsp of oil for a few minutes in a low temperature until bright and  a bit crisp.The third item i used for burrito bowl is sauted fajitha vegetables,which are a bit crispy and goes well with the burrito bowl recipe.


BLACK BEANS Black beans is a healthy dish,and also a healthy snack depending on the ingredients we use.It is so simple to prepare.The next  second item i prepared for the burrito bowl was black beans, i made it a little spicy meeting the spicy levels of our taste.
Black beans-1cup Soak black beans in water for 6 to 7 hours,then cook the soaked beans in a slow cooker until soft..
Oil - 3 tbspRed onion - 1 medium sized chopped finely.Jeera powder-1/2 tspGinger garlic paste -1/2 tspDhania powder-1/2 tspChilli powder 1/2 tspSaltMasala powder-1/4 tsp
Place a sauce pan on the stove and add oil to it.Let it heat, then add chopped onion to it,fry till it is transculent.Then add ginger garlic paste ,fry for 2 mins till raw smell goesThen add the boiled beans along with a little of boiled water,stir well.Now add dhania,jeera ,chilli and masala powders and stir well.Let it simmer for a while,lastly add salt  and cook for another 10 mins and switch off the stove.If you want let it cook with…


Cilantro rice, matches well and is a ideal combo  with mexican food ,also is a filler in burritos,and burrito bowls.My encounter with this recipe was at Chipotle. For its delicious flavour and taste i am hooked on this.And it makes a good side dish for mexican with its fragrance hint..i tried it in my own way,after searching  for the recipe,and could successfully prepare the burrito bowl recipe on one fine day evening for dinner.So here i shared the cilantro rice recipe done in my kitchen in my way ,which is  main important in burrito bowl recipe..

Cooked rice -1 cup
Butter-1 tsp
Chopped cilantro -2 tbsp
Lime juice-1/2 to 1 tbsp
Place a pan on the stove.
Saute cooked rice on low heat,in a tbsp butter,then add chopped cilantro and lime juice.
Mix well.Fluf cooked rice with a fork and keep covered.
Serve it in with other mexican cuisine  as burrito bowl or with tortillas as burritos.
Next follows black beans recipe for home made burrito bowl..