Friday, March 25, 2011

Red bell pepper salsa....


I am always in for colorful food . Colors in vegetarian food means more vitamins and minerals and red bell peppers are no exceptions . Rich in Vitamns A , B6 , C , E , K and potassium , manganese , thiamine , riboflavin , niacin , folate , pantothenic acid and magnesium , they are a visual treat going down well with your system as well...

Sadly , bell peppers are rare in my kitchen as the husband is allergic to them . I had bought four of them when i spotted very fresh organic produce grown locally... thinking i will cook them for myself .

This is what i did for my breakfast one day . 

Roasted a red bell pepper and a red ripe tomato over flame ... till the skin of both the tomato and bell pepper is charred .


Peeled the skin and chopped both of them in chunks , dunked them both with 2 cloves of garlic , a small red shallot , 1/2 tsp of red chilly flakes , salt to taste and a glug of olive oil .....into my trusted chopper .
A good whiz into the chopper and a luscious red salsa ready to devour...


I had baked fresh whole wheat buns in the night so the breakfast for the husband was fried eggs sandwiched into warm buns ...


And i enjoyed my red bell pepper salsa with these warm buns sans butter ...looking more like paav bhaji but very different flavors...
This can be a nice side dish to any meal of your day or a bread spread if you think like me...high fiber and nutrition packed...Can this be any simple...

16 comments:

  1. Looks absolutely mouthwatering ...lovely color..
    Sanyukta
    http://creativesanyukta.blogspot.com/

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  2. sangeeta same pinch...me too made same 2 days back only with dosas but I use green mirchi + little bit of sauted onion too.....infact roasted shimla mirch looks so beautiful too pic also.....your buns are making me hungry & guess what yeasted dough is also rising but for pizza :( (i want buns)

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  3. oh my! both look gorgeous! especially love the salsa idea!

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  4. I imagine the fiery look salsa with warm bun! Should be great!

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  5. Thanks everybody...

    @ Spice ..i had also added a small red shallot to the salsa , raw shallot...have edited the text to add that ...thanks for reminding me that.
    With sauteed onion or even flame roasted onion too it will be yummy..

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  6. Hopefully you will also write whole wheat bun recipe soon....

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  7. Whole wheat buns are a delight Anonymous ... have posted breads before and it is made with the same dough ...only the baking time differs with size n all...

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  8. Looks yum :) will try it today.

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  9. And I just wrote a post about colourful food!!!!!!!!
    The salsa looks most devour-able :) Loved the photographs as much as the recipe.

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  10. nice flavor and great tasting red pepper salsa.. looks tempting..

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  11. nice flavor and great tasting salsa.. very tempting..

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  12. Lovely pav bhaji without the ubiquitous aaloo :)

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  13. Both the buns and the salsa looks so delicious. Thanks for your lovely comments and I hope you remember me. I am back to blogging after a long long break.

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