Pesto Sauce

By Nmami Agarwal     11-Jun 2018

Pesto Sauce

A jar of homemade pesto is a delightful summer treat for next few weeks when made at home. So, get your hands on this versatile sauce and toss in with fresh pasta, sandwich, pizza or eggs. While the summertime comes with the abundance of basil then why not to make the best out of it. Let’s jump on the recipe now.

Ingredients

  • Pine nuts- 30 grams
  • Large bunch of basil
  • Parmesan- 25 grams
  • Olive oil- 45ml
  • Garlic cloves- 2

Calories:  470-490

Course: Breakfast or evening snack

Method

  • Put a frying a pan on low heat. Pour pine nuts in the pan and cook them until they turn into golden colour.
  • Now put those cooked pine nuts in the food processor along with the other ingredients. Blend until it becomes a smooth paste and then season.
  • Pour the pesto (paste) in a jar and sprinkle it with little olive oil. Ready to use.

You can store this sauce in refrigerator and can use with no worries for next two weeks.

Over to you

Once you have made choice over pesto, you are all set to prepare your breakfast in no time. Do not limit the use of it and enjoy having with your favorite breakfast.

 

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Recipe Alert
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Pinaca is a traditional Goan sweet dish. This dish is made by Goan rice, jaggery and plenty of coconut. Pinaca are usually made into sweet balls and can be consumed all year long. This simple sweet dish is easy to make yet high in nutrient value.

Nutritional value
Pinaca balls are high on nutrition as they contain jaggery, which is good source of iron, naturally occurring B vitamins, minerals like phosphorus, zinc, calcium and copper. Coconut contains lauric acid, which helps to increases good HDL cholesterol, also cytokinin’s present in coconut have showed anti-ageing, anti-carcinogenic effects.

Ingredients

40 grams Goan rice flour
¼ fresh coconut
1 tablespoon Jaggery
1 tablespoon desiccated grated coconut
Pinch of cardamom powder
Nuts (optional)
Coconut water (optional)

Calories- 217 kcal
Carbs- 28.6 grams
Protein- 1.9 grams
Fats- 10.3 grams

Course- Dessert

Method

First take the Goan rice and dry roast it on a tawa or pan.

Cool the rice and later powder them in a grinder.

Now take jaggery, crush it and grind it along with coconut, also add pinch of cardamom powder. Grind them on a round grinding stone if possible, otherwise just use a grinder.

Take this mixture out and keep adding flour, a little at a time and just mix it well with your hands. Add coconut water if needed.

Mix well and form small balls out of this mixture.

Nuts can also be added to the mixture. (optional)

Over to you

Pinaca recipe is easy to make and come out with sweet results. So, make this nutritious recipe for your near and dear ones.
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