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Like the land and its people, Mexican food is very vibrant too, loaded with flavourful and aromatic ingredients like bell peppers and chillies! Mexicans also love corn and beans cooked in tangy ways, mostly with loads of tomatoes and onions. Cheese is a must-have ingredient for Mexican cooking, used not only as a cooking ingredient but also as a garnish in dishes like Nachos with Cheese , Burritos, etc.
Salads made using beans and corn, teamed up with other ingredients like onions, garlic and lettuce, are a wonderful accompaniment to the main course. To get a taste of Mexican cuisine, try out Chimichangas, Mexican Fried Rice, Mexican Tacos, Chilli Bean Quesadillas and many more such delightful recipes contained in this section.
08 Jun 15
Avocado Dip by Tarla Dalal
A flavourful and healthy avocado-based dip, Guacamole originated in Mexico but has now become popular all over the world not just as a dip but also as a salad dressing and sandwich topping. Ensure you take ripe avocados to avoid a raw taste that displeases the taste buds! Once you have made the righ ....
04 Feb 15
Baked Beans and Spring Onion Dip by Tarla Dalal
Chips and dips are like a jar and its lid – they have to be perfectly matched. The Baked Beans and Spring Onion Dip is a tangy, flavourful dip with sweet and sour baked beans, crunchy capsicum and aromatic spring onions. It goes very well with crisp chips.
20 Aug 11
Baked Tortilla Chips ( Diabetic Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
A quick, easy-to-make, healthy starter which is a popular choice in Mexico. The tortillas are baked and made with minimal oil from a blend of whole wheat flour and maize flour instead of the traditional Mexican tortillas made with refined flour which are also deep fried. Whole wheat flour has been ....
21 Jan 09
Baked Tortilla Chips with Tomato Bean Salsa by Tarla Dalal
This healthier version of nachos will be any weight watchers delight. With as little as around 100 calories per serving you’ll surely not miss the real thing. Remember it’s an occasional treat only. Crispy baked tortilla chips and the tangy calcium rich tomato bean salsa make for a yummy, healthy tr ....
04 Apr 16
Black Bean Soup, Mexican Veg Black Bean Soup by Tarla Dalal
Subtly flavoured comfort – that describes this traditional Mexican soup
best of all. Prepared easily with a pressure-cooked blend of black beans and other ingredients, the Black Beans Soup is a wholesome dish that you wi ....
16 May 11
Broccoli, Bell Pepper and Cheese Quesadillas by Tarla Dalal
Fresh, homemade quesadillas stuffed with the choicest combination of vegetables, this one is sure to make you drool unabashedly! Broccoli, Bell Pepper and Cheese Quesadillas are perfect is every aspect, be it the combination of colours, flavours or textures. Crunchy vegetables, gooey cheese and flav ....
25 Feb 16
Burnt Sweet Corn Salad, Burnt American Sweet Corn Salad by Tarla Dalal
Burnt sweet corn has a special, irresistible flavour somewhat akin to corn on the cob, roasted on an open flame. Here is an easy-to-make and convenient-to-serve delight with the same magical taste of burnt corn.
Sweet corn is sautéed on a high flame till slightly burnt and then tossed with oth ....
20 Jan 16
Burrito Bowl by Tarla Dalal
The Burrito Bowl sounds elaborate, but the fact is that it is not too time-consuming. Moreover, it is a satiating one-dish meal, which is completely worth the effort.
Here, rice is boosted with colourful veggies, ketchup and appropriate seasonings; layered with refried beans, sour cream and un ....
20 Aug 11
Burritos ( Delicious Diabetic Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Burritos are warm, soft flour tortillas filled with savoury ingredients like refried beans, tomatoes, onions and salsa. I've substituted the cheese used in this traditional recipe with low fat paneer to prevent a rise in blood cholesterol levels. Assemble the burrito just before eating and serve imm ....
23 Aug 16
Burritos ( Healthy Diabetic Recipe ) by Tarla Dalal
With or without rajma, with one stuffing or the other, burritos are always a great option for a weekend snack as much as for a party – it is quite a meal in itself.
You can have a free hand with the stuffing and experiment with choices of your own – just ensure that they are healthy! You must ....
20 Aug 12
Caribbean Crepes ( Eggless Desserts Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
From the land of the pina colada, here is a dessert that employs the same great combo! in these caribbean crêpes, a sweetened coconut and pineapple filling is rolled into crêpes and topped with a warm custard sauce. I prefer to use canned pineapple for such desserts as they are softer and sweeter th ....
16 May 11
15 Jun 14
Chilli Bean Dip with Chips by Tarla Dalal
The chilli bean dip is a creamy yet spicy combo of baked beans, spring onions, garlic, spices, and gooey cheese spread! despite the fiery look and the spicy title, this dip is actually moderate enough for even kids, thanks to the addition of cheese to it. Serve warm with chips, garlic bread or toast ....
16 May 11
Chilli Cheesy Roll by Tarla Dalal
Cheese with a dash of chilli flakes can do wonders to french bread, transforming it into a delicious starter that appeals to all. Adding a little milk when melting the cheese for the topping ensures that the cheese melts uniformly and gets a creamy consistency rather than becoming rubbery. Top the b ....
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