Friday, March 23, 2007

Indianised Mexican dish

We had Mexican dinner & wanted to share with all of you. I Indianised this dish & we all enjoyed it very much.

Desi Fajitas

You need:
Small zucchini-2, cut into circles
Medium small yellow squash-1, cut into circles
Large onion-1, sliced
Green bell pepper-1, cut into thin strips
Red bell pepper-1, cut into thin strips
Olive oil-2 tablespoons
Boiled Potato-1, cut into circles
Whole kernel corn-1 can , drained (Optional)
Black beans-1 can , drained (Optional)
For marinade:-
Olive oil-1/4 cup
Lemon juice-1/4 cup
Dried kasuri methi-1 teaspoon
Chili powder-1 teaspoon
garlic salt to taste
salt and pepper to taste
Sugar-1 teaspoon

You do:
In a large bowl combine all the marinade items. To the marinade add the zucchini, yellow squash, onion, green pepper and red pepper. Marinate vegetables in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes, but not more than 24 hours.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Drain the vegetables and saute until tender, about 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in the corn,beans and potato; increase the heat to high for 5 minutes, to brown vegetables.
Then take the corn Tortillas spread some hot Sauce(I will upload the recipe soon). Then spread this above vegetable mix on the half part of the tortilla. Add some cheese on it & fold it half .Now bake in Oven on 300 till it turn little golden & crispy(or app. for 15 min). Either cult in to 2 or 3 triangular size & serve with Pineapple Salsa. Or roll the tortilla & roast on the Tawa, cut in to half & serve with Salsa.

Pineapple salsa

You need:
Pineapple 1/2 Cut in small cubes
Red Onion 1 small cut in to small cubes
Coriander leaves 1/4 cup
Crushed pepper corns 4
Lemon juice 1/2
Red chili pwd (according to your taste)

To do:
Mix all the above ingredients in a bowl.
And enjoy with corn chips or any Mexican dish.
If you desire you can add little chat masala.
I enter this Pineapple Salsa recipe for Maheswari's AFAM

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