A vegetable dip or dipping sauce is generally considered as a common condiment for a number of different types of foods and can heavily add to the flavor and texture of the food. But it is quite different from the other sauces in the respect that instead of applying the sauce on the food the food is actually dipped in sauce. A vegetable dip is very common with appetizers and finger foods and many different forms of dips are eaten in different parts of the world. Dips can turn raw fruits and vegetables more flavorful and fun to eat and can also be used with crackers and chips to enrich their tastes. The vegetable dip is also a very popular item in the cocktail parties and other similar occasions. Salsa, Hummus, bin dip, onion dip and dips for fruits are only a few of the many different types of dips that are popular all over the world. Dips for fruits are generally sweeter than any vegetable dip or dips for crackers. Salsa and guacamole are among the most popular vegetable dips and are generally served with tortilla chips and are served as appetizers before Mexican dinners.
Curry dip is a kind of vegetable dip that goes exceedingly well with raw vegetables and can be used at almost every occasion including social gatherings. This particular dip is extremely good with a number of vegetables like cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, mushrooms, baby tomatoes and many others. The most attractive thing about the different types of dips including the vegetable dip is that they are very easy to prepare at home and a popular dip like the curry dip will also not take much of your time. Most of the ingredients that you will need to prepare a curry dip like the mayonnaise, grated onion, horseradish, vinegar, curry powder and garlic salt are easily available and cheap and you can easily prepare your first vegetable dip at home that will cost you just next to nothing. Moreover you can always experiment with your dips and liven up your fresh vegetables. Your own seasonings and spices will always add more variety to it and with a specially made sour cream dip or onion dip you can impress your guests really well because with a special vegetable dip you can always add some more taste, flavor and appeal to your vegetable party trays.
Low fat dips
Though most of the popular dips are notoriously rich in calories and fat but you can always make your low calories vegetable dip and can enjoy them with your crackers. There are many ways with which you can reduce the fat content of the dip like replacing fat rich ingredients with their low fat versions. Vegetable dips are also rich in fiber and vitamin A and can also be considered as a very good source of a number of other important nutrients. A low fat vegetable dip like the spinach dip or a black bean bell pepper dip can really enrich the taste and are healthy at the same time.