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Top 10 Mexican Recipes
Last Updated : Jul 13,2018
A Touch of Mexican Magic
Mexican cuisine is as vibrant as the land it hails from. With the rustic wholesomeness of beans and corn, the juicy touch of tomatoes and onions, and the irresistible gooeyness of cheese, Mexican cuisine has something for everybody and has found a place in the hearts of people all over the world. Not only have Mexican restaurants opened in many Indian neighborhoods, but even bakeries and small eateries have one or two popular Mexican choices as part of their main menu.
The best part about Mexican cuisine is that there is a lot of variety. You can plan a complete party menu with dishes that don’t seem repetitive. Take the Mexican Nacho Soup and the crunch of the nacho garnish makes it a great hit. Pick the Rajma Bean Sprouts and Lettuce Tossed in Guacamole Salad and the dynamic range of textures and tastes will stun you. Have a shot at the Mexican Cheese Fondue and the cheesy gooeyness will pamper your palate.
We have presented a selection of Mexican dishes that includes all-time favourites like the Mexican Cheese Fajita and the Veg Burrito as well as exotic treats like Mexican Tarts with Refried Beans and Sour Cream . Some dishes like Mexican Rice are packed with flavour and also very filling, so you can make it as a one-dish meal on a busy day. We have also included some unique fusion dishes like the Mexican Dosa that are guaranteed to kindle everybody’s curiosity.
You will notice that although Mexican dishes seem to have a lot of components like Guacamole, Nacho Chips, salsa, Refried Beans Stuffed Whole Wheat Tortilla with Green Tomato Salsa, refried beans, etc., many of these can be stocked up, while others can be prepared in advance and kept ready to be assembled before dining. Some ingredients like salsa and nacho chips are also available readily in stores so you can buy them if you are very hard-pressed for time.
With picks from this mailer and our website, you can plan an entirely unique and exciting Mexican themed party, with dishes that will amaze your guests. Happy Cooking!
Top 10 Mexican Recipes
Crispy treats for your tooth and taste buds, Nacho Chips have a characteristic texture that is quite different from other chips, perhaps due to the combination of maize flour and plain flour. While a sprinkling of carom seeds and oregano imparts enough aroma and flavour for most purposes, you can add a little chilli powder if you like your chips spicy. Enjoy crunchy Nacho Chips with your favourite dip.
A flavourful and healthy avocado-based dip, Guacamole originated in Mexico but has now become popular all over the world not just as a dip but also as a salad dressing and sandwich topping. Ensure you take ripe avocados to avoid a raw taste that displeases the taste buds!
Once you have made the right choice of fruit, there is nothing more to this dip that chopping and mixing in varied ingredients like tomatoes, onions, garlic, etc. A dollop of fresh cream enhances the texture and mouth feel, while the lemon juice imparts a refreshing tang and also prevents discoloration of the avocado pulp.
You can also chop or slice avocado and use in recipes like Tostadas, Veg Mexican Tostadas Recipes
, Avocado, Tomato and Mozzarella Pasta Salad
and Avocado Salad
Burritos are almost synonymous with Mexican cuisine. Yummy tortillas packed with rice, re-fried beans, salsa, sour cream and cheese, this dish has everything packed into it.
It is self-contained in terms of flavour with a bit of tang, spice and cheesiness, and is quite filling too. This makes it a true one-dish meal.
We have showed you how to make everything from the guacamole to the salsa yourself. It might look like much but it actually very easy because no cooking is required.
You just need to prepare the ingredients and mix them up in the right proportions. Once each component is ready, you have to arrange them into the Burritos. It’s as easy as that!
You can also try other Mexican treats like the Mexican Tarts with Refried Beans and Sour Cream
and Mexican Salad
Tortillas are at the heart of Mexican cuisine. With many an interesting filling, you can turn these Flour Tortillas into satiating and lip-smacking snacks that can even replace a meal. Here, we have used a wholesome combination of whole wheat flour and plain flour to make these Flour Tortillas. You can even make a large batch of these when you find time and store them in the freezer for quick use on a hurried day.
In this fantabulous Mexican recipe, whole wheat tortillas get a double flavour boost – from the multi-textured refried beans stuffing, as well as from the tangy green tomato salsa.
The salsa is a real tongue-tickler, with spring onions, spice powders and other flavour enhancers like coriander and green chillies.
The refried beans is equally tasty, with protein-packed rajma and a team of tasty ingredients like onions, tomatoes and spice powders.
Refried Beans Stuffed Whole Wheat Tortilla with Green Tomato Salsa gives you a super-tasty way to top up on protein and iron, two essentials for healthy skin. Protein helps maintain the elasticity of skin, while iron ensures a good supply of oxygen to the skin cells, which is necessary to stay healthy.
Keep your skin glowing with more of our recipes like Strawberry Banana Smoothie
, and Spinach and Carrot Soup
This is not one of those bland, cheesy fondues! It is a spicy treat, a true tongue-tickler that will shake awake your taste buds.
Here, two exotic varieties of cheese are perked up with a flavourful, homemade chunky salsa, jalapeno paste, peppy seasonings and a couple of other ingredients, which lend the Mexican Cheese Fondue a perfectly creamy texture and fabulous flavour. Although the ingredients sound exotic, they are now easily available in specialty stores and the gourmet sections of supermarkets and online shopping websites, so you will not have any trouble finding them.
When adding the cheese to the fondue, it is important to stir the mixture in the shape of an eight to prevent it from sticking to the bottom. Watch our video to understand the nuances of making this delicacy.
You can also try other fondues like@r 22739 and Asparagus Fondue
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
This mexican rice is a quick version and very easy to make. . . It has ingredients which are readily available. All age groups will surely relish this recipe. . . This rice can even be enjoyed in tiffin boxes. . . .
Tarts are usually very attractive, not just because of their dainty size but also because they are open containers that show off their contents!
This kind of makes the snack all the more appetizing and makes it impossible to resist. We have used readymade tarts for this recipe, which makes it very easy and quick.
Loaded with a tongue-tickling combination of refried beans and sour cream, this snack is sure to please your palate.
The refried beans feature a tangy and crunchy combo of ingredients, which match fabulously with the luscious and peppy sour cream. Indeed, the Mexican Tarts with Refried Beans and Sour Cream are sure to be loved by adults and kids.
Make sure you serve it immediately after preparation. Try other Mexican recipes like Mexican Rajma, Bean Sprouts and Lettuce Tossed in Guacamole Dressing
and Mexican Rajma Corn Pizza
That is Mexican! From red rajma, which is a characteristic ingredient of Mexican cuisine, to pungent garlic and crispy capsicum, the Mexican Tomato Soup with Cottage Cheese Balls features a variety of ingredients that team up well together. The addition of succulent cottage cheese balls and a garnish of grated cheese add to the heavenly flavour and texture of this soup, making it a treat beyond comparison.
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