Sep 20, 2013

Quick Quesadillas- Mexican Cuisine

A quesadilla is a flour tortilla or a corn tortilla filled with a savory mixture containing cheese, other ingredients, and/or vegetables, (often) then folded in half to form a half-moon shape. This dish originated in Mexico, and the name is derived from tortilla and the Spanish word for cheese Queso.



In this recipe we are just prepare homemade tortillas with combination of wheat flour and all-purpose flour both or you can go with packet tortillas. After the preparing tortilla, filled with saute or cooked veggies and cheese and cover as sandwiched between two tortillas, then cut into wedges to serve with any Mexican dip.  Even you can add corn meal too instead of wheat flour which gives crispy and tasty texture to tortillas.



Preparation Time: 30 Minutes
Cooking Time: 20 Minutes
Servings: 3
Category: Mexican Cuisine

Ingredients:
For Tortillas
1/2 Cup Wheat Flour
1 Cup Plain Flour/ APG/ Maida
1/2 Tsp. Salt
2 Tsp. Olive Oil
Water for kneading

For Filling
1 Red Bell Pepper, Chopped
1 Yellow Bell Pepper, Chopped
1 Carrot, peel and chopped
1 Onion, Chopped
1/2 Cup Cheese, grated
Salt to taste
Black Pepper to taste
Olive Oil




Instructions:
Combine the flours, salt and oil and gently mix as crumbs. 
Knead the soft dough with enough water.
Roll out the each portion in to 6 inch circle. 
Heat the non-stick griddle or tawa, cook tortillas over medium heat for 1-2 minute on both side until to light brown.
Heat the pan with little olive oil, sauté chopped veggies with salt and black pepper till to little soft and crunchy.
Place the one tortilla and spread filling over the tortilla. 
Add grated cheese on the top of vegetable and cover with another tortilla. 
Heat the grill tawa on medium flame, grease little oil and place the quesadilla. 
Press them tightly with the help of heavy weight or back side of ladle to cook on both side until to crisp and golden brown. 
Cut the quesadilla quarterly and serve with dip. 

Notes:
You can choose any combination of seasonal vegetable for stuffing.

Even you can prepare tortilla with completely wheat flour for healthier version.


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23 comments:

  1. wow very very delicious filling and super quick quesdillas are making me drool dear !! :)

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  2. Very colourful and aromatic stuffing.. Such a droolworthy quesadillas..

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  3. You have grilled it out so well..very nice..

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  4. Lovely quesedillas with colorful filling.

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  5. One ofour family favorite too. Looks delicious.

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  6. very well turned out quesadillas, they look just right

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  8. Wow ! Perfectly made quesadilla ! Love that colorful stuffing ...

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  9. These look quite colorful..love this mexican dish and like to try it with a variation of stuffings.

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  10. sorry instead of preeti i typed priya love the recipe was staring at it and typed teh name wrong sorry.

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  11. That looks absolutely perfect and loved the use of grill tawa:-)

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