Corn Corner

This page viewed 6480 times

Corn and Cottage Cheese Tacos

Kids will love this colourful, crunchy, protein-rich, Mexican-inspired snack!

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes.
Serves 6 (Makes 12 tacos).

For the tacos
½ cup maize flour (makai ka atta)
½ cup plain flour (maida)
½ tsp salt
1 tsp oil

For the stuffing
2 tbsp oil
¼ cup chopped onions
¾ cup cooked yellow corn kernels (makai ke dane)
½ cup paneer (cottage cheese), cut into 12 mm (½”) cubes
¼ cup finely chopped tomatoes
½ tsp green chilli paste
Salt to taste

Other ingredients
Plain flour (maida) for rolling
Oil for deep-frying
½ cup shredded lettuce leaves

For the tacos

  1. Combine all the ingredients and knead into soft dough using enough warm water.
  2. Divide the dough into 12 equal portions and roll out each portion into 100 mm (4”) diameter circles, using plain flour for rolling. Lightly prick each round with a fork.
  3. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the tacos till they turn golden brown in colour on both sides. Bend into a ‘U’ shape while hot. Keep aside.

For the stuffing

  1. Heat the oil in a deep pan; add the onions and sauté for a few seconds.
  2. Add the corn, paneer, tomatoes, green chilli paste and salt. Mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Divide the stuffing into 12 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Place a taco on a serving plate and place a few lettuce leaves on it.
  2. Arrange a portion of the stuffing evenly over this.
  3. Repeat with the remaining ingredients to make 11 more tacos.
  4. Serve immediately.

Now get your favorite recipes directly on your iPad, tablet or phone!
Subscribe and read your favorite cooking magazine on your iPad!

REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.

Login Name
Password

Forgot Login / Passowrd?Click here

If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with Tarladalal.com, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new Tarladalal.com account will be created.

Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.

Are you sure you want to delete this review ?