If you are planning a party anytime soon, here are various dip recipes that can be prepared in a jiffy.
Planning a party menu is no easy feat. As a host, you have to keep in account the taste and preference of each guest. You also need to strike the right balance between snack and the main course. As a rule, you must serve light snack so that your guests can enjoy the main course. Keeping that thought in mind, nachos are great party snacks. Spicy, crunchy and tasty, it is a light and savoury appetizer that people of all age group relish this Mexican delight.
Available in different flavours, no matter how many times you refill the snack bowl with nachos, it will be polished off within minutes. This popular snack tastes best when served with an assortment of dips. The taste and texture of the dip enhance the taste of tortilla chips. So, if you are planning a party anytime soon, we bring to you the following dip recipes that can be prepared in a jiffy with the assistance of KENT Turbo Grinder and Blender. This grinding machine comes with a high power blade that will allow you to prepare smooth and creamy dips within minutes. Let’s begin!
All Classic Salsa
This is a refreshing and cool condiment that goes well with nachos. Made from fresh ingredients, it is an ideal side dish for a summer party. Traditionally, nachos are served with all classic salsa dip. To prepare this dip melody, you need the following ingredients –
- 1 medium sized finely chopped onions
- 3 finely chopped ripe tomatoes
- Bunch of finely chopped fresh coriander
- 1 finely chopped jalapenos
- Pinch of cumin powder
- Dash of lemon
- Pepper & Salt
- 1 teaspoon of sugar
Mix the above ingredients in a smooth blend. Tomatoes are used in this recipe so that it is easy to mix and blend. This refreshingly tasty dip will complement the crunchy taste of the nacho.
Greek’ O Dip
To make this dip, you will require 200 grams of Greek yogurt. If you can’t find Greek yogurt, you can always use hung or strained curd. Just tie up regular curd or dahi in a muslin cloth and leave in in a cool, dry place for 5-6 hours or till the water has completely drained out.
This dip can be prepared in a flash. Just add the hung curd or Greek yogurt in the grinding machine. After that add 2-3 spoon of fresh cream and salt. To add punch to the dip, you can also add finely chopped garlic to dip. Now, turn on a grinding machine for approximately 10 seconds to blend all the ingredients together. Pour the dip into the bowl and refrigerate it for some time before serving with a bed of nachos.
Desi Minty Delight
If your guests have a desi palate, why not serve the all staple desi minty chutney with nachos? For this dip you will need the following ingredients-
- Equal portions of fresh mint and coriander leaves
- Juice of one lemon
- 3-4 garlic clove
- 4-5 green chilies
- Salt to taste
- Raw mustard oil (optional)
- Water as required
Place all the above ingredients into the grinding machine and grind it to a fine smooth paste. The tanginess of the lemon and freshness of the green herbs will bestow a refreshing taste. For a desi twist, a drizzle of raw mustard oil will also enhance the taste of the dip.
The Lebanese hummus is a very versatile dip that goes well with almost everything. You can prepare this dip and store in the fridge for up to a week. To prepare fresh hummus at home, you will need the following ingredients-
- 1 cup of soaked and boil chickpeas
- 1/2 cup of olive oil
- 2 tablespoon of sesame seeds
- 4-5 cloves of garlic
- Juice of one lemon
- Salt to taste
- Pinch of paprika
The first step is to make tahini which is a smooth paste made from roasted sesame seeds and olive oil. Place both ingredients in the grinder and churn till you get a smooth paste.
The next step involved blending the chickpeas with the remaining ingredients. Add the water leftover from boiling the chickpeas to get a smooth paste. Finally, add the tahini and turn the grinding machine on to mix everything together. Hummus is ready to be devoured. Just dish it into a bowl and garnish it with paprika and chopped coriander.
These easy breezy recipes can be served with almost everything- nuggets, wafers, patties, vegetable sticks, etc. These dips can turn regular snacks into gourmet food.
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