Tortillas For Wraps and Rolls

If you wanna dabble with Mexican cooking, this is one of the first recipes to learn. Authentic, maize-flour based tortillas are key to the success of Mexican wraps and rolls. Maize flour gives the tortillas a classic texture, while carom seeds and spice powders give it a fascinating flavour.

These tortillas can hold all your favourite toppings, be it refried beans, cheese or corn, to make the world’s most delicious wraps! Make sure you dust the dough with enough flour, or else it will be difficult to roll.

Try these recipes with a delectable filling wrapped in maize flour tortillas Mexican Kebab Roll and Mexican Tortilla Wrap .

Tortillas For Wraps and Rolls

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Tortillas For Wraps and Rolls recipe - How to make Tortillas For Wraps and Rolls

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 tortillas
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1 cup maize flour (makai ka atta)
1/4 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp carom seeds (ajwain) , optional
2 tsp oil
salt to taste
1/4 tsp oil for kneading
maize flour (makai ka atta) for rolling

  1. Combine the maize flour, chilli powder, carom seeds, 1 tsp of oil and salt in a bowl and knead into a soft dough adding hot water as required. Keep aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Knead again using remaining 1 tsp of oil till smooth and elastic
  3. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions and roll out each portion of the dough between two sheets of plastic into a thin circle of 250 mm. (10") diameter. Dust the tortilla generously with flour to make the rolling easier.
  4. Heat a wok / wide iron kadhai upside down on a high flame and when hot place the tortilla gently over the wok / kadhai ensuring that no creases form on the surface.
  5. Cook it till small blisters appear on the surface. Turn over the tortilla and cook for few more seconds till done.
  6. Repeat with the remaining dough portions to make 3 more tortillas.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tortilla
Energy110 cal
Protein1.6 g
Carbohydrates18 g
Fiber1.7 g
Fat3.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium1.2 mg


Tortillas For Wraps and Rolls
 on 24 Dec 16 07:07 PM

Turned out too crispy... not advisable to use for wraps... maybe tortilla chips ... not sure... rather use just the wheat-maida flour recipe for wraps
Tarla Dalal
26 Dec 16 08:40 AM
   Hi Sapna, As mentioned in the recipe, you have to cook them only for a few seconds as they are to be used in wraps.
 on 01 Sep 16 04:33 PM

Badi assaan steps mein tortilla bana sakte hai yeh recipe follow kar ke.
Tarla Dalal
01 Sep 16 05:11 PM
   Hi Deepen, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
Tortillas ( Wraps and Rolls)
 on 08 Jul 16 01:44 PM

My tortillas came out perfect. Thanks.