Paneer, Cheese and Corn Quesadillas


Paneer, Cheese and Corn Quesadillas

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One-dish meals are a great hit in this busy era, whether for kids or adults, whether to pack in a box or have at home. A quesadilla is a great choice in this category. Although there are endless stuffing options for tortillas, the Paneer, Cheese and Corn Quesadilla is special due to the calcium-loaded paneer and cheese stuffing enhanced by crunchy sweet corn, which makes the dish a great hit with people of all age groups. Kids too, will surely love it, and you can rest assured of meeting their calcium requirements too.

Paneer, Cheese and Corn Quesadillas recipe - How to make Paneer, Cheese and Corn Quesadillas

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 6 quesadillas
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Ingredients


For The Tortillas
1/2 cup maize flour (makai ka atta)
1/2 cup plain flour (maida)
1 1/2 tsp oil
salt to taste
plain flour (maida) for rolling

To Be Mixed Together Into A Stuffing
1 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese)
3/4 cup grated processed cheese
1/4 cup boiled sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
3/4 cup chopped tomatoes (without the pulp)
1 1/2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
2 1/2 tsp oil for cooking

Method
For the tortillas

    For the tortillas
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, mix well and knead into a soft dough using enough warm water.
  2. Cover with a lid and keep aside for ½ hour and knead once again.
  3. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the stuffing into 6 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. Roll out one portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5") diameter circle with the help of a little plain flour for rolling.
  3. Put 1 portion of the stuffing on one half of the tortilla and fold it over to make a semi-circle.
  4. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the tortilla, using ½ tsp of oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides.
  5. Repeat steps 2 to 4 to make 5 more quesadillas.
  6. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per quesadilla
Energy208 cal
Protein7.7 g
Carbohydrates17.4 g
Fiber1.1 g
Fat12.1 g
Cholesterol10 mg
Sodium128.6 mg

Reviews

Quesadillas ( Calcium Rich )
 on 09 Feb 13 03:27 PM
5

Grated paneer, corn and pulped tomatoes taste great in a tortilla roti.