Today, Mexican cuisine has become very popular in Europe and not only in many restaurants serve dishes such as enchilados, fajitas, burritos, tortillas, pesto sauces, Tabasco, mole and salsa. Particularly popular is tortillas that serves almost any meat and vegetable dishes, salads wrapped in them. Someone thinks that the tortillas - are ordinary cakes, similar to pita bread, pita bread or focaccia. But this is not so: tortillas tortillas are prepared differently from all the others. Preparation must begin with the choice of flour. For delicious tortillas suitable only high-quality wheat flour / s and finely-ground corn meal, having a reddish or bright yellow-orange hue.
How to cook tortillas?
In fact, nothing complicated process, tortilla preparing at home rather quickly and easily. To start sift half cup of flour, and separately the same amount of corn. Mix the wheat and corn flour, add 1 h. Spoon hill of salt and a pinch of baking soda or baking powder. Once again, sift the mixture, collect it slide, make an indentation, add a glass of room temperature water and knead the dough. When all the flour to "grab", add 2 tbsp. tablespoons butter - vegetable or cream - to taste - and continue to knead until the dough starts to come off itself the hands. Let it rest for half an hour under the cloth. Divide the dough into 10-12 pieces, each roll into a thin cake, and fry on both sides in the red-hot dry frying pan.
Corn tortilla - a great substitute for bread, especially because you can regulate its composition and caloric content. To make the tortilla chips, sift 3 cups cornmeal finely ground, add a large pinch of salt and a teaspoon of baking powder or soda half a spoon. Well all the stir. To prepare the dough for tortillas, you can use milk, whey, yogurt, water - get a dough soft and different cakes are of different calorific value. Fluids need to take a glass, it should not be cold. Oil, again, affects the taste and calorie meals. You can use butter, "easy" oil or refined sunflower odorless. Oils Take 5 tablespoons. spoons. Knead elastic, does not stick to the surface of the dough, divide into portions. Roll the balls, cover them with a clean towel and leave for about 40 minutes. Roll out the dough into thin cakes. On a dry frying pan fry the red-hot tortillas on both sides until the rosy sites.Add cheese
If you want to get a tasty tortilla with unusual taste and pleasant structure, take 1 cup of wheat, corn and rye flour. Connect the flour and sift a couple of times. Add salt, baking powder, h. Spoons of chili pepper, a pinch of cayenne pepper, a little turmeric or curry, chopped dried herbs. Pour a glass of warm water and add a cup of grated on a coarse grater hard cheese. If the cheese is salty, do not add salt. The oils in this recipe are less than - 2 tbsp. tablespoons vegetable odorless. The dough will turn out quite steep. When it is a rest, roll out the dough cakes and fry on a dry hot pan. Tortilla will be sharp, with a rich cheese flavor.
Very tasty dish - tortilla with potatoes. You will need 1 large onion, potato tubers 5, 6 large eggs, milk or sour cream - cup, the same