Mexican Bean Fajita ( Mexican Cookbook)
by Tarla Dalal
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A fajita is a tortilla stuffed with a bean filling with a variety of salsas and then grilled with cheese.
- Wash the beans and soak in water overnight. Next day, drain.
- Add the tomatoes, garlic, green chillies, half the onions and put to cook in a pressure cooker. Drain. Keep aside the drained water.
- Heat the oil and fry the remaining onions for ½ minute.
- Add the beans, chilli powder, cumin seed powder, sugar, butter and salt and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
- Mash the beans coarsely.
- If the mixture is dry, add the drained water.
- Serve hot.
- Put the tomatoes in hot water for about 10 minutes. Remove the skin and chop.
- Pierce the capsicum with a fork and hold over the flame until the skin blackens. Remove from the heat, rub off the burnt skin and chop.
- Heat the oil and fry the onion for ½ minute. Add the remaining ingredients and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
- Mix the tomatoes, onion, green chillies and ½ teacup of water and cook.
- When cooked, blend in a liquidiser and strain.
- Add the vinegar and salt.
- Spread a little tomato salsa and green salsa on each tortilla.
- Place some bean filling, fold from both the sides and top with some tomato salsa and cheese.
- Grill for a few minutes until the cheese melts.
- Serve hot.
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