Tortillas ( Wraps and Rolls)
by Tarla Dalal
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Any mexican wrap will be incomplete without these authentic tortillas.
- Combine the maize flour, chilli powder, carom seeds, 1 tsp of oil and salt in a bowl and knead into a soft dough adding hot water as required. Keep aside for 10 minutes.
- Knead again using remaining 1 tsp of oil till smooth and elastic
- Divide the dough into 4 equal portions and roll out each portion of the dough between two sheets of plastic into a thin circle of 250 mm. (10") diameter. Dust the tortilla generously with flour to make the rolling easier.
- Heat a wok / wide iron kadhai upside down on a high flame and when hot place the tortilla gently over the wok / kadhai ensuring that no creases form on the surface.
- Cook it till small blisters appear on the surface. Turn over the tortilla and cook for few more seconds till done.
- Repeat with the remaining dough portions to make 3 more tortillas.
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