The World Avocado Organization shares some delicious and nutritious ways to give your packed lunch some Umph!
Now summer is nearly over and as we head into the colder months, everyone’s looking for ways to eat healthier after a summer of indulgence or perhaps save on expensive lunches, the World Avocado Organization shares some easy, tasty and unique avocado recipe ideas to shake up your lunch box and get your co-workers green with envy.
“Avocados are a great source of nutrients, vitamins and can positively contribute to improved overall health as well as heart, skin, eye and brain health. Not to mention, they have a deliciously smooth and mild flavour that makes them perfect for lunches and light bites.” says Zac Bard, Chairman of the World Avocado Organization.
Avocado Roti Roll
1½ tbsps. oil
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped
Salt to taste
½ tsp red chilli powder
½ tsp cumin powder
½ tsp sugar
¼ tsp chaat masala + for sprinkling
Assorted lettuce leaves as required
1 medium onion, sliced
1 small carrot, peeled, and cut into thin strips
1 small red capsicum, cut into thin strips
Baked chips to serve
1 To make the chutney, heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and let them change colour. Add tomatoes and sauté well. Add salt, red chilli powder, cumin powder, sugar, and chaat masala and mix well. Cook till soft and pulpy.
2 Add ¼ cup water, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes. Take the pan off the heat and transfer it into a bowl.. Allow to cool completely.
3 Cut the avocados in half, remove the seed, cut into quarters, peel, and thinly slice each quarter of the avocados.
4 Place the roti on a worktop, apply a portion of the chutney and spread it evenly. Arrange a few lettuce leaves on it, add some sliced onion, some carrot strips, red capsicum strips, and sprinkle some chaat masala. Arrange a few avocado slices and sprinkle some chaat masala.
5 Tightly roll the roti. Wrap the roll in parchment paper. Diagonally cut it in half and arrange on a serving plate.
6 Serve with baked chips.
About the World Avocado Organization
The World Avocado Organization is a non-profit organisation founded in 2016 whose members are avocado growers, exporters and importers from around the world – including the top four grower supplier countries to the EU and UK. The World Avocado Organization promotes the consumption of avocados based on their nutritional value and recognised health benefits. It also shares information and insights on avocado production, supply chains and sustainability with the public.