Corn and Cheese Quesadillas ( Mexican)

Corn and Cheese Quesadillas ( Mexican)

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Relish the lovable gooeyness of cheese and the joyous crunch of corn in these scrumptious quesadillas. This is amongst the most popular Mexican foods across the globe, and since it is made using common and much-liked ingredients, it is sure to strike the right chord with everybody. A combination of refined and whole wheat flours gives the tortillas the perfect texture, while mixed veggies give the stuffing an exciting crunch. Serve the Corn and Cheese Quesadillas immediately, to enjoy the best flavour and texture.

Corn and Cheese Quesadillas ( Mexican) recipe - How to make Corn and Cheese Quesadillas ( Mexican)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 8 quesadillas
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For The Tortillas
1 cup plain flour (maida)
1/2 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
salt to taste
2 tsp oil

To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
1 cup boiled and coarsely crushed sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1 cup grated processed cheese
3/4 cup finely chopped capsicum (red , yellow and green)
1/4 cup deseeded and finely chopped tomatoes
2 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
oil for cooking

For the tortillas

    For the tortillas
  1. Combine all the ingredients and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  2. Cover the dough with a lid and keep aside for 30 minutes.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the stuffing into 8 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.
  3. Roll each portion of the dough into a 150 mm. (6") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Place 1 portion of the stuffing on one half of the tortilla and fold it over to make a semi-circle and press it lightly to seal the edges.
  5. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the quesadilla, using a little oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  6. Repeat steps 2 to 4 to make 7 more quesadillas.
  7. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per quesadilla
Energy186 cal
Protein5.7 g
Carbohydrates21.3 g
Fiber1.1 g
Fat9.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A210.7 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.7 mg
Vitamin C18.7 mg
Folic Acid8.9 mcg
Calcium90.9 mg
Iron1.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium4.9 mg
Potassium82.5 mg
Zinc0.3 mg
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Corn and Cheese Quesadillas ( Mexican)
 on 18 May 15 09:19 AM

This is so quick and easy. The crunchy corn and capsicum along with cheese is an amazing combination. These quesadillas are my favourite. They are cheese and yum. The chilli flakes adds a really nice spice to these cheese quesadillas.