WARM HALLOUMI & GREEN PEPPER SALAD

WARM HALLOUMI & GREEN PEPPER SALAD

Halloumi is a soft curd-like cheese free of rennet and safe for vegetarians who do not eat rennet. Halloumi Cheese discovered in Cyprus and commonly used in Middle Eastern Cuisine.

Halloumi is firm, salty and a bit rubbery cheese similar to feta cheese. The cheese is often used in cooking and can be fried until brown without melting.

INGREDIENTS

2 tbsp. Pine nuts

3 tbsp. Basil Leaves paste

1 tsp. Red chilies, chopped

200gm.  Halloumi cheese, sliced

3 tbsp. Olive Oil

1cup green Bell pepper, cubed

Salt to taste

1tsp. Lime Juice

1tbsp. Ginger juliennes

METHOD

Coarsely grind pine nuts with basil, red chilies and one tbsp. Olive oil in the chopper. Heat oil in the pan; add chopped bell pepper and sauté for 1 minute. Add ginger, cheese and pesto paste and stir softly.

Add 1tsp. water and cook it for 2 minutes. Remove form fire and add lime juice. Serve warm with steamed Rice.

 

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