Monday, May 4, 2009

Burrito Bol

An attempt to replicate the bestest Burrito Bol from here


Tomato Salsa
  1. Medium sized fresh tomatoes - 3
  2. Red onion - 1/2
  3. Serrano chilli - 1
  4. Lemon - 1 (For Juice)
  5. Chopped Cilantro - 1/2 cup
  6. Salt and pepper - To taste
Salsa Verde
  1. Tomatillos - 3
  2. White onion - 1/2
  3. Green Onions - 4 stems
  4. Chopped Cilantro - 1/2 cup
  5. Lemon - 1 (For Juice)
  6. Sugar - 1/4 tsp
  7. Serrano Chilli - 1
  8. Salt - To Taste
  9. Cumin Powder - 1 small pinch

Buy it from a store, seriously. I did it from scratch and hence I know how big a pain in the rear end it is. Please, will you listen to me?

Pinto Beans
  1. Pinto Beans (or) Red Kidney Beans - 1 cup
  2. Red Chillis - 2
  3. Salt - To Taste
Rice with Lemon Juice
  1. Basmati Rice - 2 cups (uncooked)
  2. Green Onions - 2 stems
  3. Cilantro - 1/3 cup
  4. Lemon - 2 (For Juice)
  5. Salt


Tomato Salsa
  1. Remove stems and finely dice the tomatoes and Serrano Chilli
  2. Finely chop the Onions and mix it with the diced tomatoes & chilli
  3. Squeeze juice from 1 lemon and add it with salt and pepper to the above mixture
  4. Now, garnish this with chopped cilantro, mix it really well & refrigerate
Salsa Verde
  1. Remove stems from the tomatillos and Serrano Chilli
  2. Add the tomatillos, Serrano Chilli, White Onion, Green Onion, Cilantro to a food processor and grind it for 15-20 seconds along with Cumin powder, Sugar & Salt
  3. Consistency for this ground mixture should be a little coarse
  4. Add fresh lemon juice to the ground salsa, mix it really well & refrigerate
Pinto Beans
  1. Soak the Pinto Beans for 2 hours and pressure cook with the red chillis and salt
  2. Drain the water and keep it aside
Rice with Lemon Juice
  1. Cook the rice and let it cool for about 30 mins
  2. Take a pan and saute` the green onions and cilantro a bit and add the rice with salt
  3. Now, add freshly squeezed lemon juice on the rice and close it for a while so that the juices blend with the rice
Now, add all of these together, garnish with some sour cream, lettuce and enjoy maadi. Yes, its a bit laborious, but you can Añadir Cocina Mexicana su curriculum vitae!


Ganesh said...

make this for me during your trip here!

Mahadevan said...

Sure thing! Try to find Avacado & Green Onions in Bangalore.