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Mexican Salsa

  • Author: Prathima Rao
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Salsa refers to any sauce, particularly spicy and tomato based ones, typical of Mexican and Central American cuisine.


  • 67 medium sized tomatoes (blanch & peel. you could deseed a few of them if they are sour)
  • 1 medium onion
  • 34 cloves garlic
  • jalapenos or green chillies to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • lemon juice to taste
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup chopped coriander/ cilantro
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Roughly chop the blanched and peeled tomatoes, onions, chillies and garlic. Put these ingredients in a food processor and blend along with cilantro, salt, pepper, olive oil to a chunky puree. Taste in between and adjust seasoning if required.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and add lemon juice. This salsa lasts for a week in the refrigerator.
  3. Serve as required..
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
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