Paneer, Cheese and Corn Quesadillas


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Quesadillas are a good one-dish meal for kid’s lunch, these are enriched with calcium rich paneer and cheese stuffing.

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One-dish meals are a great hit in this busy era, whether for kids or adults, whether to pack in a box or have at home. A quesadilla is a great choice in this category. Although there are endless stuffing options for tortillas, the Paneer, Cheese and Corn Quesadilla is special due to the calcium-loaded paneer and cheese stuffing enhanced by crunchy sweet corn, which makes the dish a great hit with people of all age groups. Kids too, will surely love it, and you can rest assured of meeting their calcium requirements too.

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Paneer, Cheese and Corn Quesadillas recipe - How to make Paneer, Cheese and Corn Quesadillas

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 quesadillas
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Ingredients

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

To Be Mixed Together Into A Stuffing
1 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese)
3/4 cup grated processed cheese
1/4 cup boiled sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
3/4 cup chopped tomatoes (without the pulp)
1 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
2 1/2 tsp oil for cooking
Method
For the tortillas

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, mix well and knead into a soft dough using enough warm water.
  2. Cover with a lid and keep aside for ½ hour and knead once again.
  3. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Divide the stuffing into 6 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. Roll out one portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5") diameter circle with the help of a little plain flour for rolling.
  3. Put 1 portion of the stuffing on one half of the tortilla and fold it over to make a semi-circle.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the tortilla, using ½ tsp of oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  5. Repeat steps 2 to 4 to make 5 more quesadillas.
  6. Serve immediately.
Accompaniments

Broccoli Soup ( Calcium Rich) 
Lemony Yoghurt Salad 
Mexican Bean and Cheese Salad 
Mexican Potato Salad with Garlic Croutons 
Mexican Salad 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per quesadilla
Energy208 cal
Protein7.7 g
Carbohydrates17.4 g
Fiber1.1 g
Fat12.1 g
Cholesterol10 mg
Sodium128.6 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Calcium Rich RecipesBuy this cookbook

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Reviews

Quesadillas ( Calcium Rich )
5
 on 09 Feb 13 03:27 PM


Grated paneer, corn and pulped tomatoes taste great in a tortilla roti.