Tortilla & Burritos

A classic Mexican food with stuffing ranging from simple beans to well-done meat, from veggies to typical avocado, Burritos is a perfect blend of beautiful flavors. And for a well-done burrito, a freshly cooked torilla does the trick!!

Tortilla

Ingredients:

1 cup corn flour ( perhaps a lil coarse to give texture)
1 cup all purpose flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
salt to taste
luke warm water

Procedure:

1. Combine all the dry ingredients in a bowl and add the water slowly.
2. Knead until smooth. The dough should be slightly sticky but should not crack or be hard. Add a little more water or flour if needed.
3. Cover and let it set for 10 minutes.
4.  Take a piece of the dough and shape it into a ball of the size of a large golf ball.
5.  Roll out the dough into a circle.
6. Heat a pan , add a little oil to grease it. Cook the tortilla for a minute of two. Don’t forget to flip and cook.

The tortillas are ready for use!! 🙂

Tortillas

Burritos

For The Refried Beans
1 1/2 tsp oil
3 tsp finely chopped garlic
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum
1 cup soaked, cooked and drained rajma
1 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp roasted cumin seeds powder
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
4 tortillas
1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1 cup finely chopped lettuce
1 cup finely chopped spring onion
8 tbsp sour cream
8 tbsp grated cheese

Procedure:

For the refried beans

  1. Heat the oil in a deep pan, add the garlic and onions and sauté till the onions turn translucent.
  2. Add the tomatoes and sauté for another 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add the capsicum, rajma , chilli powder; cumin seeds powder and salt, mix well and cook for 5 minutes or till the mixture is dry and keep aside.

Bean Filling

Wrapping it up

  1. Place a tortilla on a clean dry surface and arrange ¼th of the refried beans in a row in the centre.
  2. Arrange ¼ cup each of each tomatoes and spring onions over it.
  3. Finally sprinkle 2 tbsp of cheese and 1 tbsp of lettuce over it and roll it up tightly.
  4. Wrap a tissue paper around each burrito and serve immediately.
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