Mexican Cheese Fajita, Veg Fajita


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Mexican Cheese Fajita

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A snack that is sure to make you drool, the Mexican Cheese Fajita combines the best of everything – wrap, spread and filling!

Here, tortillas are lined with creamy guacamole and juicy green salsa, and stuffed with a mouth-watering paneer mixture. The paneer filling combines cottage cheese with crunchy veggies and pungent ingredients like garlic and green chillies, thereby adding a spicy dimension to it.

You will love the interplay of flavours and textures in this yummy and sumptuous snack. Enjoy it immediately after preparation.

Try other recipes like Paneer Tikka Kathi Rolls and Pahadi Paneer Tikka Wrap .

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Mexican Cheese Fajita, Veg Fajita recipe - How to make Mexican Cheese Fajita, Veg Fajita

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 7 fajitas
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Ingredients
7 flour tortillas
7 tbsp guacamole
7 tbsp green salsa
7 tbsp grated processed cheese
7 tsp of butter for cooking

For The Paneer Filling
1 cup chopped paneer (cottage cheese)
2 tsp oil
1/4 cup chopped onions
1/4 cup chopped capsicum
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste
Method
For the paneer filling

    For the paneer filling
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions, capsicum, garlic and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Switch off the flame, add the paneer, coriander and salt and mix well.
  3. Divide the paneer filling into 7 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Place a flour tortilla on a clean and dry surface, spread 1 tbsp of green salsa and 1 tbsp of guacamole evenly over it.
  2. Put a portion of the paneer filling on one side of the tortilla and sprinkle 1 tbsp of cheese evenly over it.
  3. To roll, fold the two opposite ends of the tortilla over the stuffing. Start rolling the tortilla from one open end over the 2 folded sides. Roll the entire tortilla tightly and wrap it.
  4. Repeat steps 1 to 3 to make 6 more fajitas.
  5. Heat 1 tsp of butter on a non-stick tava (griddle), place 1 fajita and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes till all the sides turn golden brown in colour.
  6. Repeat step 5 to cook 6 more fajitas.
  7. Serve immediately.
Accompaniments

Coconut and Papaya Drink 
Guacamole, Mexican Avocado Dip 
Mexican Green Sauce 
Mexican Potato Salad with Garlic Croutons 
Sour Cream, Sour Cream with Curd 

Nutrient values per fajita
Energy245 cal
Protein7.7 g
Carbohydrates16.7 g
Fiber0.5 g
Fat16.4 g
Cholesterol0.3 mg
Vitamin A389.6 mcg
Vitamin B1-0.1 mg
Vitamin B2-0.2 mg
Vitamin B30.7 mg
Vitamin C14.4 mg
Folic Acid3 mcg
Calcium187.7 mg
Iron1.3 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium35.2 mg
Potassium67.2 mg
Zinc0.2 mg

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Mexican Cheese Fajita, Veg Fajita
5
 on 28 Mar 17 08:56 AM


This recipe of Faheeta is very different as it has paneer but yet taste so good, the guacamole and green salsa give an extra punch to this recipe in taste and flavours.
Mexican Cheese Fajita, Veg Fajita
5
 on 27 Mar 17 11:22 AM


If we don''t have Avacodo what can we use?for guacamole
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Very sorry but you will have to use avocado to make guacamole
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27 Mar 17 03:28 PM