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Flour tortillas

Flour tortillas are the Mexican unleavened flat bread.It is usually used to prepare Quesadillas.I have already posted Veg quesadilla recipe recently which was my 100th post .Flour tortillas are most famous in USA in the preparation for burritos.Tortilla is a Spanish name which means small cake.For me it is the  Indian version of roti or chapati. The stuffing can be either veg or non veg.Tortilla s can be prepared with the wheat flour also.

Yields:14 tortillas


Ingredients for the flour tortillas:
Maida(all purpose flour)-2 cups

Baking powder-1 tsp

Salt-1/2 tsp

Water-as much needed to knead the dough(around ½ cup of warm water)

 Method:
  1. In a large bowl combine all the dry ingredients  and knead with warm water to a soft dough like of chapati dough and let it sit  for 10- 15 minutes.
  2. Make round balls as big as a lemon and roll it into thin discs like  a chapati(may be 7 in circle).
  3. Heat a iron griddle and fry the tortilla on both the sides pressing in between so that it doesn’t puff up.
  4. Don’t over fry the tortillas and the recipe says avoid using non stick pan.
  5. Keep the tortillas covered in a casserole.
  6. Use it in the making of quesadilla.

About SaiGeetha Pai

I am Saigeetha, a homemaker, food blogger, baker and a cook. Cooking is my passion.

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