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Avocado Dip with Sweet Potato Fries and Paneer Pakora

One of the best food-related parts of living where we do now, is having a giant avocado tree in our yard.  And not just any avocado tree, but one with some of the best avocados I've had in East Africa growing on it.  We've enjoyed making lots of guacamole and avocado pasta, as well as just eating them plain.  But it was also fun to make this avocado dip with two other foods which are some of my favorites: baked sweet potato fries and paneer pakora.


For the avocado dip, we just pureed some avocados with a little lemon juice, some olive oil, a handful of fresh cilantro, garlic, and salt.

The paneer pakora are as follows:
First, mix together the following and let it sit for about an hour:
150g paneer, cut into 1" cubes
2 Tbs. plain yogurt
2 Tbs. corn starch
1/2 tsp. salt
1 Tbs. chopped fresh cilantro

Then, heat some oil for frying, scoop out individual pieces of paneer and dip them in the following mixture:
1/2 c. chickpea flour
1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. b…

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