Mexican Quesadillas | How to make Mexican Quesadillas

By Bindiya Sharma  |  29th Feb 2016  |  
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  • Mexican Quesadillas, How to make Mexican Quesadillas
Mexican Quesadillasby Bindiya Sharma
  • Prep Time

    30

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  • Cook Time

    30

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  • Serves

    7

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About Mexican Quesadillas

Fresh, crisp tortillas stuffed with a spicy chicken corn filling and layered generously with cheese.

Mexican Quesadillas is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Mexican Quesadillas by Bindiya Sharma has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 7 people. You can find Mexican Quesadillas at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Mexican Quesadillas takes 30 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Mexican Quesadillas is a good option for you. The flavour of Mexican Quesadillas is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Mexican Quesadillas on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Mexican Quesadillas recipe on the page below.

Mexican Quesadillas

Ingredients to make Mexican Quesadillas

  • for the tortillas-
  • 1 cup Whole wheat flour(atta)/ All purpose flour
  • a generous pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tsp Butter, softened
  • Warm water to knead the dough
  • For the filling-
  • 2 Boneless Chicken Breasts, boiled and shredded
  • 2 Ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • handful of fresh coriander
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 Red bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 cups Cheese(Cheddar/Colby Jack)
  • 1 cup sweet corn
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves of Garlic, smashed
  • 2 Jalapeno peppers, chopped

How to make Mexican Quesadillas

  1. For the tortillas- Combine flour, butter, salt and baking powder together and knead into a soft dough using warm water.
  2. Divide into 6-7 portions and roll out into 6 inch diameter circles, similiar to chapatis.
  3. Heat a tawa/skillet and place the rolled dough on it. Cook till it puffs up. Stack and keep covered.
  4. For the filling- Heat a heavy pan and drizzle oil add onion, garlic and cumin. Cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Add in the tomatoes, paprika, jalapeno, corn and coriander. Now add in the shredded chicken. Season with salt and cook for a further 3-4 minutes.Add all the peppers and lemon juice in the end and take off heat.
  6. To assemble- Heat a large heavy pan and smear a bit of oil, place a single tortilla in the middle. Spread about 2-3 tbsp cheese over half of the tortilla and layer generously with the filling, add another 2 tbsp cheese on top.
  7. Flip the un-topped half over the topped half, press down lightly and cook for 2 minutes, till cheese has melted and tortilla is crispy.
  8. Continue with the rest of the tortillas and filling till it is all used up.

My Tip:

Serve with sweet tomato relish/sour cream or guacamole.

Reviews for Mexican Quesadillas (2)

Shashi Prinjaa year ago

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chandana chandua year ago

Please can u give me pitcher of the dish step by step
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