Crispy Cottage Cheese Mini Tortillas


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Crispy Cottage Cheese Tortillas, made from maize flour and plain flour, these crisp tortillas are topped with a mildly spiced cottage cheese, tomatoes and onions mixture..

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In this innovative creation, homemade tortillas are topped with a luscious mixture of sautéed onions, capsicum and tomatoes along with succulent paneer cubes, herbs and spices. The crisp tortillas are made in a handy, mini size, so that they become easy to serve at parties. Keep loads of grated cheese and tangy tomato ketchup ready on hand to garnish the Crispy Cottage Cheese Mini Tortillas before serving.

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Crispy Cottage Cheese Mini Tortillas recipe - How to make Crispy Cottage Cheese Mini Tortillas

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 15 mini tortillas
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Ingredients

For The Tortillas
3/4 cup maize flour (makai ka atta)
1/2 cup plain flour (maida)
1 1/2 tsp oil
salt to taste

For The Topping
1 1/4 cups paneer (cottage cheese) cubes
1 tbsp oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1 cup deseeded and chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
plain flour (maida) for rolling
oil for deep-frying

For The Garnish
tomato ketchup
grated processed cheese
Method
For the tortillas

    For the tortillas
  1. Combine the flours, oil and salt in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  2. Cover and keep aside for 30 minutes. Knead again.
  3. Divide the dough into 15 equal portions and roll each portion into a 63 mm. (2 ½”) diameter rounds using a little plain flour for rolling.
  4. Prick the tortilla rounds with a fork on both the sides.
  5. Heat the oil in a deep kadhai and deep-fry the mini tortillas, on a slow flame, a few at a time, until crisp or golden brown in colour from all the sides.
  6. Drain on an absorbent paper and keep aside.

For the topping

    For the topping
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add the tomatoes and capsicum, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the paneer, oregano, chilli flakes and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Divide the stuffing into 15 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Place a mini tortilla on a flat, dry surface, place a portion of the topping evenly over it.
  2. Repeat step 1 to make 14 more mini tortillas.
  3. Serve immediately garnished with tomato ketchup and cheese.
Accompaniments

Coconut and Papaya Drink 
Fruit Daiquiri 
Margarita

Nutrient values per mini tortilla
Energy106 cal
Protein2.5 g
Carbohydrates8.2 g
Fiber0.6 g
Fat7.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A129.5 mcg
Vitamin B1-0.1 mg
Vitamin B2-0.1 mg
Vitamin B30.1 mg
Vitamin C6.4 mg
Folic Acid4.6 mcg
Calcium66 mg
Iron0.3 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium2.1 mg
Potassium40.2 mg
Zinc0.1 mg

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Reviews

Crispy Cottage Cheese Mini Tortillas
5
 on 08 Sep 17 02:37 PM


Crispy Cottage Cheese Tortillas
5
 on 12 Feb 13 09:26 AM


Fab is what my daughter says. The tortillas are crispy and topped with a yummy paneer filling.