Recipe – Cheese Quesadillas / Mexican Quesadilla

img_20170503_133827.jpg

Prep Time:  20 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

For the Tortilla:

  • Plain flour or all-purpose flour: 1 ½ Cups
  • Water: ¾ Cup or as required
  • Oil: 1 Teaspoon

For the Stuffing:

  • Grated Cheddar Cheese: 1 cup
  • Grated Mozzarella Cheese: 1 cup
  • Salt: ½ Teaspoon or to taste
  • Black pepper powder: ½ Teaspoon
  • Green chili: 2, finely chopped
  • Coriander leaves / Cilantro: 2 tablespoons, finely chopped

For the quesadilla:

  • Oil / butter to roast

Method

For the Tortilla

  • Knead the flour using water to a soft dough.
  • Add oil and knead again.
  • Cover the dough with a wet cloth and keep it aside for 10 minutes
  • Divide the dough into 6 equal portions and roll into balls.
  • Roll each ball into 6-inch diameter circle.
  • Heat Tawa and place the roti dough on the tawa
  • Flip the roti after 30 seconds
  • Cook both sides until both sides are evenly cooked with golden brown spots (not black).
  • Keep them on a kitchen towel.

For the Stuffing:

  • Mix all the ingredients for stuffing and keep aside.

For the Quesadillas:

  • Heat in wide bottom pan or tawa.
  • Add ¼ teaspoon butter/ oil.
  • Place one tortilla on the flat surface.
  • Add 2-3 tablespoon of the cheese stuffing on half of the tortilla.
  • Fold the other half on top of the stuffing.
  • Place a heavy pan on top of the half circle on press with a heavy spatula.
  • Flip it slowly and add ¼ teaspoon butter and press again.
  • Roast both sides until crispy and golden brown.
  • Cut each half circle into 3 equal triangles.
  • Serve with Tomato sauce.

Cook’s Note

  • I have used whole wheat tortilla.
  • While roasting quesadillas, you may place 1 tortilla, fill it completely with cheese stuffing and place another tortilla on top of that. Press and roast.
  • You may use sandwich maker to roast the tortilla.

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Advertisements

Please share your comments or questions

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s