Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Homemade Tortillas & Tomato Salsa / Step by Step Recipe

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What could be better than a fresh, hot, homemade tortilla ?   
Why buy them, while we can make them at home for a true authentic taste. This homemade flour tortillas recipe is very easy, and if you’ve never tasted fresh flour tortillas before, you should really give this a try...!!
When you compare these light and  delicious  tortillas  to store-bought, there really is no comparison. Tortillas are one of the staples of  Mexican  cuisine,  served up fried as tacos, rolled into soft burritos or layered enchiladas. It makes excellent picnic food cut into wedges or as wraps.
This recipe has been a huge hit with everyone who has ever tried it. 
Try this recipe today, you are sure going to love it..;)
Ingredients
  • Maida / All purpose flour              - ¾ cup
  • Wheat flour                               - ¼ cup
  • Olive oil                                     - 3 tbsp
  • Baking pwd                               - a pinch
  • Salt to taste
Method:
  1. Add both wheat and maida flour, salt and baking powder to a mixing bowl.
  2. Stir with a whisk for 30 seconds to combine dry ingredients.
  3. Add olive oil and knead well. ( you can add softened butter or any cooking oil too )
  1. Gradually add required hot water and knead to smooth dough.
  2. The dough has to be smooth, not too sticky or too tight.
  1. Cover with a damp cloth and let the dough rest 15 mins.
  2. Divide the dough into equal balls.
  1. Roll between your palms to make as smooth as possible.
  2. With a rolling pin, roll out each ball of dough into a thin circle about 6-7 inches across.
  1. Preheat a girdle / non-stick pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Place the tortilla in the hot pan and cook for one minute, or until small air bubbles appear.
  1. Flip over and cook for another minute, and then finish by flipping over one last time for another minute.
  2. During the third minute the tortilla will usually puff up, and slight golden dots will appear on the surface.
  1. Once finished, serve these warm tortillas with butter right off the pan.
  1. Enjoy with fresh tomato salsa or any side dish of your choice.
  1. Tortillas can also be frozen for future use.
Tomato Salsa recipe :
This is very simple to make and tastes awesome with a combo of  tortillas,  chips  or  with  quesidallas
Finely chopped green chillies make this salsa nippy and nice as it combines with tomatoes, onions, cilantro and lime juice.   
I am sure you’ll love the flavor and hot taste.  Make it whenever you want it freshly and finish it off, as it tends to leave water.
Try this extremely simple, fresh tomato salsa recipe..:)
Ingredients
  • Ripe Tomatoes              - 2
  • Onion                           - 1
  • Green chilly                   - 1
  • Pepper pwd                  - ½ tsp
  • Honey / sugar               - 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves chopped  - 2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice                  - 1 tsp
  • Red chilly pwd              - ¼ tsp
  • Chilly tomato sauce ( optional ) – ½ tsp
  • Salt as needed
Method
  1. Wash, slice and deseed the tomatoes.
  2. Chop onion & green chilly finely.
  3. Add pepper pwd, honey, finely chopped coriander leaves, fresh lemon juice, red chilly pwd, chilly tomato sauce and salt.
  4. Mix well.
  1. Now delicious fresh tomato salsa is ready for dipping.
     Enjoy with tortillas or with chips, bruschetta & papads.
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83 comments:

  1. Lovely and delicious Jay!!I want a bite of this right now :)

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  2. thanks for your super quick comment Soni..:)

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  3. BRAVO! BRAVO! Tes tortillas sont parfaites.
    A tester vite.
    See soon

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  4. Really love, LOVE flour tortillas with salsa or for burritos. They look so appetizing. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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  5. Perfectly made tortilla and very refreshing salsa.

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  6. yummy!.....lovely tortillas...yummy salsa.

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  7. Perfect and soft looking tortillas...will try it out..

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  8. These flavors sound so perfect!

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  9. These look amazing! My mouth is watering just looking at them! There is nothing I love more then fresh flour tortillas. Have a wonderful week!

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  10. Nice. And seems light - the right meal idea for dinner.

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  11. EXCELLENT,both looks fabulous and inviting..

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  12. I would have a bite of this right now, looks delicious :)

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  13. Home made is the best..perfectly made..yum

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  14. Wow U have made them at home. Cool...Well done Jay

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  15. the beauty of simplicity ! awesome post, love your steel bowl too, reminds me of childhood :)

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  16. Wonderfu combo
    Good day

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  17. Perfectly done! I've been wanting to try to make tortillas at home for a long time. Thx for sharing this recipe!

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  18. This is PERFECT Jay...I love the combo as well !

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  19. I am so impressed that you made these; look so tasty good.
    Rita

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  20. Que bien explicado todo con sus fotos. Un paso a paso genial y el resultado lo dice todo. Besos

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  21. Tortilla looks delicious and perfect. Usually they are thicker side.

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  22. Wow!!such a healthy and delicious tortillas,will try it soon....
    maha

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  23. lovely healthy perfectly home made dishes..awesome dear

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  24. This really looks yummie Jay, I just love mexican food!

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  25. A lovely post here with beautiful pictures.
    Nice directions for the tortillas and salsa.

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  26. Wow - and you're right, Jay! What could be better than homemade tortillas? These look positively delicious and so easy to make - I'm going to have to attempt my own next time I want tortillas...

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  27. Jay, this time I´m really surprised, I didn´t expect a Mexican recipe :) I like these ones made of flour and fish quesadillas. There are some made with cactus (nopal) I have pictures in my blog if you feel curious about them.... Saludos in Spanish!

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  28. wow so yummy! i admire ur patience to upload step by step recipe!

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  29. since i don't cook, i will ask my friend to help me do this. thanks for sharing :)

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  30. Its really nice that you can make them at home. Nothing like home made food. It adds all the taste to the food because it is cooked with love.

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  31. Looks so soft and delicious..

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  32. Wow that was really yummy... Well explained with beautiful pictures

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  33. Home made can't imagine evennn ur genioussssss will def try this recipeee

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  34. dear friends,
    I appreciate your visit & lovely comments..
    have a beautiful day..:)

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  35. Jay,

    Your tortillas looks yummy. Have you tried making them with corn?

    Aparna

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  36. hi jay, i also made tortilla a couple of times and i just love them. Thnks for sharing your recipe, i might use them later. Your tortilla looks very good!

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  37. Straight away bookmarked! Your tortillas look so good. I know I must try this out.

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  38. Your tortillas look so thin in layer and crispy. Must be very nice.

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  39. Lovely
    http://followfoodie.blogspot.com/

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  40. wonderful recipe..looks awesome!!
    Spicy-Aroma

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  41. You are great. They look exactly store bought.

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  42. Looks perfect .....yum

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  43. Oh wow! I never even thought of making homemade tortillas! These look scrumptious!
    Already following your blog ;)

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  44. Perfect looking tortilla, Jay. I love it loaded with cheese.

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  45. Thanks for this simple recipe; I never tried making tortilas at home!

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  46. Thanks a lot for sharing the Tortillas recipe...really am looking for the same :)Book marked will try it soon ..

    Prabha's Cooking
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  47. they make a wonderful treat.. nice step wise pics of tortillas..

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  48. Thanks for the recipe, I was looking for it, really like homemade tortillas

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  49. THats a super yum combination...

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  50. Lovely presentation, dear! I find Tortilla can be too thick at times. I think I like your version better :)

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  51. Excellent recipe Jay! Will definitely try this sometime. Love the salsa...mouthwatering flavours :)

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  52. Nice and perfect tortillas. love ur version of salsa

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  53. Beautifully done , Jay ! Of course , I wish I could grab some now ! hee hee

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  54. I must try these Tortillas, some of the store bough ones are not very good. Thanks for sharing this recipe. Diane

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  55. I thought they use a special flour for Tortilla! Thanks for the recipe, it sounds easy to make. They must taste much better than the store-bought ones. Have a lovely day!
    Cheers

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  56. Great pairing and I am drooling over the salsa, another one of the type of food we love and most of time, I make the salsa but too lazy to go for the tortilla.

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  57. Thanks for stopping by my site! These look amazing. I have never made my own tortillas but you make it look so easy! Well done.

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  58. really wonderful jay. homemade tortilla always satisfying. salsa looks delicious

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  59. Never thought of making tortillas at home...Nice recipe...

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  60. I've always wanted to make homemade tortillas-will def try now! Salsa looks tasty and refreshing too!

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  61. Yummy! seems perfect in taste too :)

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  62. Perfect Tortillas and very good step by step presentation:)

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  63. Wow, ideal and healthy meal for dinner... Keep it up Jay...

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  64. These look like the best tortillas ever!

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  65. This is something I always wanted to try. I usually buy them but they don't taste that great and have lots of preservatives.
    Thanks for this step by step recipe!

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  66. tortillas look wonderful with the salsa

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  67. home made tortillas looks perfect...loved ur salsa too.

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  68. Riquisimo, precisamente hoy he hecho una receta mejicana y he comido tortillas, besos

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  69. The tortillas look so perfect! Now I can make my own too!

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  70. wow dat luks great..never tried making tortillas at home ..wil try now ...thnx for sharing...!!!!

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  71. I love making home made tortillas, will have to try your recipe. Mine ended up being more tortilla chips (I used the 'milk recipe' that you often see online) Love the look of the salsa!

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  72. This wonderful dish need to be bookmarked.

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