Corn Tortillas


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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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Ingredients
Method
  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.

Tips
  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.
Accompaniments

Guacamole, Mexican Avocado Dip 
Mexican Bean and Cheese Salad 
Mexican Tomato Sauce 
Sour Cream, Sour Cream with Curd 

Nutrient values per serving
Energy43 cal
Protein1 g
Carbohydrates7.1 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat1.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A14.5 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.2 mg
Vitamin C0.3 mg
Folic Acid2.1 mcg
Calcium1.8 mg
Iron0.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium1.1 mg
Potassium22.9 mg
Zinc0.1 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Mexican CookingBuy this cookbook

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Corn Tortillas
5
 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.
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14 Jun 17 10:00 AM
Corn Tortillas
5
 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.