Mexican Bean Fajita ( Healthy Snacks )


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Throwing a party? try out this mexican delicacy. . . Tortilla stuffed with protein rich bean filling and iron rich green salsa!

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Makes 6 fajitas
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Ingredients

6 corn tortillas
4 tbsp grated mozzrella cheese

For The Refried Beans Filling
1/4 cup rajma (kidney beans) , soaked overnight
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1 cup chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp roasted cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1 tsp oil
salt to taste

For The Green Salsa
1 1/2 cups roughly chopped green tomatoes
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
2 to 3 green chillies , chopped
2 tsp vinegar
salt to taste

Method
For the refried beans filling

  1. Combine the rajma with a little salt and 1½ cups of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 3 whistles or till the beans are slightly overcooked.
  2. Drain the beans and grind to a coarse paste in a blender. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the onions and capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Add the tomatoes and sauté for another 3 to 4 minutes.
  6. Add the ground beans, chilli powder, cumin powder, salt and 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes. Keep aside.

For the green salsa

  1. Cut the tomatoes into big pieces. Add the onions, green chillies and ¼ cup water. Cover and cook on a medium flame for 5 to 7 minutes.
  2. When cooked, blend in a liquidiser and strain.
  3. Add the vinegar and salt. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Spread a little green salsa on each tortilla.
  2. Place some bean filling, fold from both the sides and top with cheese.
  3. Grill for a few minutes until the cheese melts.
  4. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per fajita
EnergyProteinCarbohydratesFatIronCalcium
108 calories 4.7 gm 14.4 gm 3.5 gm 1.6 mg 88.8 mg
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vinalbhaleraoMarch 04, 2014

My brother hates rajma but this recipe hidded the taste of rajma and he did not come to know its made of rajma..He loved this recipe

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Reviewed March 04, 2014by vinalbhalerao

My brother hates rajma but this recipe hidded the taste of rajma and he did not come to know its made of rajma..He loved this recipe

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Reviewed December 08, 2010by Leena_Dhoot

Its a complicated process to make fajitas but its totally worth it. great texture and very aromatic, the dish is a winner!

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