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

    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

    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

    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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