Indian Style Nachos with Cheese
by Tarla Dalal
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Guests coming in and want to make something supremely quick? Nachos with cheese is the deal. Nachos are loved by all the age groups from a kid to the most elder one of the family. It is a really good party food.
The ingredients used for making Nachos with cheese are basic and minimum of them are used for preparation of this luscious dish. All you need to make this dish are 5 ingredients.
The nacho chips also known as corn chips are easily available in the Indian market and if you wish you can even make nacho chips at home. Making the cheese sauce for nachos with cheese is no rocket science even a amateur learner can make it perfect. All you need to do is mix the grated cheese and milk and cook it on a low flame until the cheese melts. We have added mustard powder, you can add cayenne pepper if you wish to. Make sure you stir it continuously or it may stick to the pan or even burn. Our cheese sauce is ready to be served. There are many ways for preparing the cheese sauce but this is the quickest way to get it done.
To serve Indian style nachos with cheese take a plate you wish to serve this mouthwatering dish into. Arrange the corn chips, spread the chessy sauce on top. Sprinkle the capsicums on top. You can also use bell pepper, boiled corn kernels, pickled jalapeno or olives for an added flavor. Make sure to serve the homemade nachos with cheese immediately or else they will turn soggy
Well, here is an interesting variant of Nachos with Cheese, which makes it easy to serve at parties. When the corn chips are topped with a mustard flavoured cheese sauce and garnished with crispy capsicum, the guests can easily take a cheesy piece of nachos and pop it into their mouth without the hassle of a separate dip.
Indian style nachos with cheese | cheesy nachos | nachos with cheese sauce | enjoy with detailed recipe photos and video below.
- To make indian style nachos with cheese, combine the cheese and milk and cook on a slow flame until the cheese melts.
- Add the mustard powder and mix well.
- Arrange the corn chips on a plate and spread the melted cheese on top.
- Sprinkle the capsicums on top and serve the indian style nachos with cheese immediately.
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Nachos is a Mexican dish made using deep-fried tortilla. It is generally topped with cheese sauce and served/ topped with beans, salsa, guacamole, sour cream or an assortment of vegetables like bell peppers, corn, olives and jalapenos. Here are some of my favorite nacho recipes from the website :
For the Indian style nachos with cheese | cheesy nachos | nachos with cheese sauce | we are using store bought corn chips but, you can make fresh nacho chips at home using this recipe of Nacho Chips
There are several methods to make a cheese sauce but, this is the quickest of them all. In a broad non-stick pan, take grated cheese. You can use any variety of cheese like medium or sharp cheddar, processed, Monterey Jack or American cheese. If lazy to grate cheese then make use of cheese slice.
Add milk. This will help in melting the cheese and prevent it from burning. Also, the saucy texture is attained due to the addition of milk.
Mix well. Switch on the flame and cook on a low flame until the cheese melts. It will 2 minutes. Makes sure you stir it continuously.
Add the mustard powder and mix well. You can even add a little cayenne pepper. Our cheese sauce is ready to pour over the nachos. If not using immediately, it will cool down and thicken. In that case, you can pour some milk, reheat and attain the required consistency.
Just before serving the Indian style nachos with cheese | cheesy nachos | nachos with cheese sauce |, arrange the corn chips on a plate. See below for recipe of homemade nacho chips.
Spread the melted cheese on top.
Sprinkle the capsicums on top. You can also use bell pepper, boiled corn kernels, pickled jalapeno or olives for an added flavour.
Serve the homemade nachos with cheese immediately or else they will turn soggy. You can even serve Salsa, Mexican Salsa, Guacamole, Refried Beans or a Layered Mexican Dip.
To make crispy Nacho Chips, we first have to take a deep bowl and add the maize flour to it. Usually tortillas and nachos are both made with maize flour as it is a Mexican dish. It is pale yellow color and has bigger grains and is very different from corn flour, which is white in color.
Now add the maida to this. As maize flour is gluten free, it doesn’t have a stretchy quality when made into a dough and can easily tear when rolled. So we add the maida so that the dough comes together well.
Now add the oil. Adding the oil to the dough results in crisp nacho chips.
Now add the carom seeds to the flours. This will give a unique taste to the Nacho Chips.
Also add dried oregano.
Finally add salt to taste.
Mix all the ingredients with your hands.
Slowly add water and mix it well. Knead into a soft dough using enough water. We have used approximately ½ cup water. The dough should be soft but should not be sticky.
Once the dough is kneaded well, divide it into 3 equal portions and roll each portion betwenn your palms too make a ball shape.
Sprinkle a little flour on the rolling board so that it is easier to roll the dough out without it sticking to the rolling pin or rolling board
Take a portion of the dough and flatten it on the rolling board.
Roll the dough into a 250 mm. (10”) diameter circle.
Cut the rolled dough into 16 equal triangles and keep aside.
Take a fork and prick the rolled dough evenly. When we prick the dough, it creates little holes in the dough which prevents the nacho chips from fluffing up when fried. Prick them only after you have cut them. The presence of holes in the dough will make it difficult for you to cut.
Repeat the process with the other 2 portions of the dough.
Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and add a few chips at a time. Stir it once you add the chips so they don’t stick together.
Deep-fry, a few chips at a time, on a medium flame till they turn crisp and golden brown in colour from both the sides.
Drain nacho chips | corn chips | homemade Mexican nacho chips | deep fried Indian style nacho chips | on an absorbent paper
Wait for the Nacho Chips to cool and store them in an airtight container. Use the Nacho chips as required. They will last for 15 days in an airtight container and a perfect jar snack for kids. You can even serve Nacho Chips (Corn Chips) immediately with sour cream and salsa
Nutrient values per serving
|Vitamin A||341.6 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0.2 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0.1 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.6 mg|
|Vitamin C||33.1 mg|
|Folic Acid||5.6 mcg|
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