Mexican Bean Faheeta ( Healthy Snacks)


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Mexican Bean Faheeta (  Healthy Snacks)


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Throwing a party? try out this mexican delicacy… tortilla stuffed with protein rich bean filling and iron rich green salsa!

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Mexican Bean Faheeta ( Healthy Snacks) recipe - How to make Mexican Bean Faheeta ( Healthy Snacks)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 pieces
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Ingredients
6 corn tortillas
4 tbsp grated mozzarella cheese

For The Refried Beans Filling
1/4 cup rajma (kidney beans), soaked overnight
2 large garlic (lehsun) cloves , finely chopped
1 cup finely chopped onions
1 cup chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp roasted cumin seeds (jeera) powder
1 tsp oil
salt to taste

For The Green Salsa
3 large green tomatoes
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
2 to 3 green chillies , chopped
2 tsp white vinegar
salt to taste
Method
For the refried beans filling

  1. Combine the kidney beans with a little salt and 1½ cups of water and pressure cook till the beans are slightly overcooked.
  2. Drain the beans and grind to a coarse paste in a blender. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the garlic and onion and sauté till the onion turns translucent.
  4. Add the tomatoes and sauté for another 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Add the ground beans, capsicum, chilli powder; cumin powder and salt mix well. Cook for 5 minutes. Add water if required to adjust the consistency. Keep aside.

For the green salsa

  1. Cut the tomatoes into big pieces. Add the onions, green chillies and ¼ cup water and cook.
  2. When cooked, blend in a liquidiser and strain.
  3. Add the vinegar and salt. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Spread a little green salsa on each tortilla.
  2. Place some bean filling, fold from both the sides and top with cheese.
  3. Grill for a few minutes until the cheese melts.
  4. Serve hot.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per piece
Energy132 cal
Protein4.8 g
Carbohydrates20.7 g
Fiber1.8 g
Fat3.3 g
Cholesterol2.4 mg
Sodium230.1 mg

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