Corn and Cheese Quesadillas

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This recipe brings a Mexican favourite to your dining table! Corn and Cheese Quesadilla, featuring the lovable gooeyness of cheese and the joyous crunch of corn, is a dish that your whole family will love. Some smart moves such as using a combination of refined and whole wheat flours to make the tortillas, and including assorted veggies in the stuffing, enhance the texture and flavour of these quesadillas making them a pleasure to bite into. Just make sure you serve this recipe immediately on preparation before the stuffing as well as the tortillas lose their best textures.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 8 quesadillas
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For The Tortillas
1 cup plain flour (maida)
1/2 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
salt to taste
2 tsp oil

To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
1 cup boiled and coarsely crushed sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1 cup grated processed cheese
3/4 cup finely chopped capsicum (red , yellow and green)
1/4 cup deseeded and finely chopped tomatoes
2 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
oil for cooking

For the tortillas

  1. Combine all the ingredients and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  2. Cover the dough with a lid and keep aside for 30 minutes.

How to proceed

  1. Divide the stuffing into 8 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.
  3. Roll each portion of the dough into a 150 mm. (6") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Place 1 portion of the stuffing on one half of the tortilla and fold it over to make a semi-circle and press it lightly to seal the edges.
  5. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the quesadilla, using a little oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  6. Repeat steps 2 to 4 to make 7 more quesadillas.
  7. Serve immediately.

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 on 16 Apr 15 05:07 PM

Corn and cheese is my favourite combination. I tried this recipe and it turned out awesome. It is so cheesy. The tomato along with the coloured capsicum and chilli flakes gives a very nice flavour. The best part is there is no cooking to be done to make the stuffing. You just have to mix everything and the stuffing is ready. Loved this recipe. Too good!
 on 29 Dec 10 11:46 PM

the tortillas are challenging to make for the first time...They are very tasty and go well with the corn and cheese!