Spicy Tortilla Chips with Red Pepper and Tomato Salsa


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The Spicy Tortilla Chips are made with a fibre-rich combination of maize and wheat flour flavoured with chilli flakes, while the Red Pepper and Tomato Salsa is made more nutritious by adding red capsicum, rich in vitamin A and antioxidants.

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A chat with friends over chips and dips is perhaps one of the most interesting ways to spend an hour! Now, if you can give this a healthy twist by making tasty, crunchy chips and delightful dips full of nutrition? Here, the Spicy Tortilla Chips are made with a fibre-rich combination of maize and wheat flour flavoured with chilli flakes, while the Red Pepper and Tomato Salsa is made more nutritious by adding red capsicum, rich in vitamin A and antioxidants. You can make the chips in advance and store them in an airtight container, but the salsa must be made just before serving.

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Spicy Tortilla Chips with Red Pepper and Tomato Salsa recipe - How to make Spicy Tortilla Chips with Red Pepper and Tomato Salsa

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  21 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)   Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

For The Spicy Tortilla Chips (makes 32 Chips)
1/2 cup maize flour (makai ka atta)
1/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1 tsp oil
1 1/2 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
salt to taste
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling

For The Red Pepper and Tomato Salsa (makes Approx. 1 Cup)
1 large red capsicum
1 cup roughly chopped tomatoes
1/2 tsp oil for brushing
1 tsp roughly chopped garlic (lehsun)
3/4 tsp chilli powder
1 whole wheat bread slice
2 tsp vinegar
1/2 tsp dried mixed herbs
salt to taste
2 tbsp finely chopped spring onion greens
Method
For the spicy tortilla chips

    For the spicy tortilla chips
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead it into a soft dough using enough water.
  2. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.
  3. Roll out a portion into a 100 mm. (4”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Prick it at equal distance using a fork and cut it into 4 equal triangular pieces.
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to make 28 more tortilla pieces using the remaining 7 more portions of the dough.
  6. Place half the tortilla pieces on a baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 8 minutes, while turning over once after 4 minutes.
  7. Repeat step 6 to bake the remaining tortillas in one more batch. Keep aside to cool slightly.

For the red pepper and tomato salsa

    For the red pepper and tomato salsa
  1. Pierce a fork through the red capsicum, brush the oil evenly over it and roast it on a slow flame till it turns black in colour from all the sides.
  2. Immerse the capsicum in cold water, remove the skin, stem and seeds and roughly chop them.
  3. Combine the red capsicum and all the remaining ingredients, except the spring onion greens, in a mixer and blend into a smooth mixture.
  4. Transfer the mixture into a bowl, add the spring onion greens and mix well. Keep aside.

How to serve

    How to serve
  1. Serve the spicy tortilla chips with red pepper and tomato salsa.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy103 cal
Protein2.6 g
Carbohydrates18 g
Fiber3.3 g
Fat2.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium8.4 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Healthy SnacksBuy this cookbook

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Spicy Tortilla Chips with Red Pepper and Tomato Salsa
5
 on 08 Jan 15 03:49 PM


Oh wow!! Baked chips with red capsicum salsa....I just loved it and so did my friends. Thanks for this healthy snack option.