Posted on August 24 2020
Vegan Green Mint Dip Recipe
All the fancy dips and chutneys we make are either the once everybody’s tried off or the once, we are waiting to try needs a lot of effort and time. So, here we present to you the easiest that can be made using a small food processor.
The 5 ingredients are always lying in our kitchen and its very easy to whip it up!
Green peas – apart from adding a great texture to the dip, green peas are also here for its incredible benefits:
- Digestion - high fibre content present in pods helps in maintaining good digestive health
- Good source of Iron - Iron helps combat fatigue and gives you strength.
- Builds immunity - Peas are rich in vitamin C, which makes it one of the best immunity building foods.
- Peas also boost good eyesight - Peas are packed with carotenoid pigment lutein. Lutein is known to reduce the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration or loss of vision in old age.
1 ⅔ cups (250g) green peas, frozen
1 clove garlic
2 tbsp. lemon juice
2-3 sprigs fresh mint, leaves only
Place frozen peas in a bowl and cover with boiling water. Let them stand for a few minutes until defrosted, then drain and transfer to a food processor or high speed blender.
Add in the garlic, lemon juice, avocado, mint leaves, and season with salt and pepper. Blend until smooth. Add 1-2 tbsp. of cold water if the dip is too thick. Taste and adjust seasoning to your taste.
Serve as a dip with fresh vegetables, crisps, crackers or pita.