Tacos, Mexican Tacos Recipe, Vegetarian Tacos
by Tarla Dalal
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Travel into the heartlands of Mexico with hearty and satiating Tacos, one of the most famous dishes of that region. A crispy taco shell, loaded with wholesome rajma topping and tangy uncooked salsa is a delight, which is enhanced further by peppy sauces, juicy lettuce and oh-so-yummy grated cheese!
It is a rustic experience, which warms the heart and fills the tummy with its sensual flavours and mealy textures. Serve the Tacos as soon as they are assembled.
Tacos are very filling, they can be enjoyed as a meal by itself, but if you wish create a Mexican meal with side dishes like Chilli Rellenos , Fresh Fruit Salad with Basil Dressing , Crusty Potato Fingers , Mexican Cheese Fajita and Mexican Fried Rice .
- Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and garlic paste and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Add the tomato pulp, tomato ketchup, chilli powder, cumin seeds powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the rajma, mix well, mash it lightly using a potato masher and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside.
- Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and mash it lightly using the back of a spoon for 2 to 3 minutes so that the flavours blend well. Keep aside.
- Fill a taco shell with 1 tbsp of rajma topping, ½ tbsp of uncooked salsa and spread ½ tsp of tomato ketchup and ¼ tsp of chilli sauce evenly over it.
- Arrange a few shredded lettuce leaves and 2 tsp of grated cheese evenly over it.
- Repeat steps 1 and 2 to make 13 more tacos.
- Serve immediately.
- ¾ cup of raw rajma when soaked for 8 hours, drained and pressure cooked with enough water for 6 whistles gives 2 cups of cooked rajma.
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