Corn Tortillas

Tortillas are the bread of Mexico, being flat, round and unleavened.

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Tortillas are the bread of Mexico, being flat, round and unleavened.

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Corn Tortillas recipe - How to make Corn Tortillas

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 12 tortillas.
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  1. Mix the flours, oil and salt and make a dough by adding enough warm water.
  2. Knead the dough well and keep or 1/2 hour. Knead again.
  3. Depending on the diameter you require for the dish, roll out the dough into 6" (150 mm.) or " (225 mm.) diameter thin rounds with the help of a little flour.
  4. Cook lightly on a tava (griddle) and keep aside.

  1. Make large quantities and freeze in a refrigerator, as tortillas are used extensively in Mexican food.
  2. They should be present at every Mexican Meal, served warm.
  3. And stacked within a warm white cloth and then placed inside a colourful straw basket.

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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per
Energy63 cal
Protein1.3 g
Carbohydrates11.1 g
Fiber0.6 g
Fat1.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium162.5 mg
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Corn Tortillas
 on 21 Mar 18 04:29 AM

As a latin I can tell you, real corn tortillas only have 2 ingredients, maize Flour and water.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, agree but those are very difficult to roll and end up very this is our try it....
21 Mar 18 09:00 AM
Corn Tortillas
 on 14 Jun 17 12:19 AM

can you use whole wheat flour Instead of all purpose flour?? pls answer
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Tarla Dalal    Yes, wheat flour can be used. Do try the recipe and share your feedback with us.
14 Jun 17 10:00 AM
Corn Tortillas
 on 25 Jul 12 09:53 AM

Tortillas are easy to make and tastes very good. Forms the base for making burritos. Store your surplus in a freezer and use when required. Tortillas plus refried beans and salsa just taste great.