Moyettes, Mexican Style Open Bun


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A snack from the vibrant cuisine of Mexico, Moyettes are basically like open sandwiches made with burger buns. The centres of the buns are scooped out and the cup-shaped buns are then baked and filled with a yummy rajma filling.

Laced with succulent tomato salsa, the Moyettes are a riot of flavours and textures, an experience that is sure to excite your taste buds.

Make sure you serve the Moyettes immediately after preparation. You can vary the amount of cheese as per your taste – if your serving this to kids, you can perhaps be generous with the cheese!

This recipe is a real hit with kids, and ideal to serve at kids parties. You can also try other recipes like the Chunky Cheese and Vegetable Open Burger or Burger Bun Open Pizza .

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Moyettes, Mexican Style Open Bun recipe - How to make Moyettes, Mexican Style Open Bun

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  15 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)   Total Time:     8Makes 8 servings
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4 burger buns
8 tsp melted butter for brushing
1 tbsp oil
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1 tsp chilli powder
1 cup boiled rajma (kidney beans)
1/4 cup chopped spring onion greens and whites
2 tbsp coriander (dhania)
2 tbsp tomato ketchup
salt to taste
8 tsp grated carrot
8 tsp finely chopped cabbage
8 tsp grated processed cheese

To Be Mixed Into Tomato Salsa
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tbsp tomato ketchup
1/2 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste
  1. Cut each burger buns horizontally into 2 equal halves and scoop out the centers of each bread bun halve and brush each halve with 1tsp of melted butter.
  2. Arrange the bread halves on a baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 10 minutes. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  4. Add the tomato and chilli powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the rajma, spring onion, coriander, tomato ketchup, 2 tbsp water and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to minutes, while mashing it with the potato masher.
  6. Divide the rajma filling into 8 equal portion.
  7. Place all the baked burger buns on a clean dry surface, put a portion of the prepared rajma filling over each bun, top it with 1 tsp of carrot and 1 tsp of cabbage.
  8. Finally top it up little with the prepared tomato salsa and 1 tsp of cheese over each bun.
  9. Serve immediately.


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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy180 cal
Protein5.6 g
Carbohydrates23.8 g
Fiber1.3 g
Fat7.2 g
Cholesterol10.5 mg
Sodium164 mg

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Moyettes, Mexican Style Open Bun
 on 05 Mar 21 12:19 PM

Can the buns b baked earlier n kept? Can it b baked a day earlier also? Also stuffing can b made earlier? Just bfor serving reheating stuffing can do n then assemble everything?
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Tarla Dalal    The stuffing can be made in advance, but assemble and bake it just before serving.
26 Apr 21 02:52 PM
Moyettes, Mexican Style Open Bun
 on 30 Jun 17 05:15 PM

Mexican style open bun.. loved the crispy bread.. with saucy bean filling.. this works great for parties.. and kids just loves it.. This is a must try recipe.