Mango and avocado salad with chilli vinaigrette

Mangos and spices combine brilliantly in Atul Kochhars salad with a kick
By Atul Kochhar
Mango and avocado salad with chilli vinaigrette
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  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

For the chilli vinaigrette

  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • ½ tsp dried red chilli flakes
  • 1 green chilli, seeds removed, finely chopped
  • 1 pinches turmeric
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds, toasted and crushed
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds, toasted and crushed
  • 2 tbsp tomato juice
  • 2 tbsp sherry vinaigrette
  • 2 tbsp virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp caster sugar

For the salad

  • 2 mango, just ripened, peeled and diced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1 small bunches coriander leaves
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seeds, toasted
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced

Tips and Suggestions

For this recipe, you want to buy mangoes that are just ripe but still have firm flesh. This will give you sweet and tangy flavour. Green mangoes from Thailand will do this job perfectly well. If you prefer a sweeter taste, go for India's esteemed Alphonso mangoes when in season.

Method

1. For the chilli vinaigrette: mix all the ingredients together and season to taste with salt.

2. For the salad: mix all the ingredients in bowl and dress with 2-3 tbsp of the vinaigrette. Toss well.

3. Divide the salad between four chilled serving dishes. Serve the remaining dressing on the side.

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