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Saturday, May 1, 2010

Vegetable Quesadillas

We love Mexican food but being vegetarian its difficult to get Mexican food which we really want to try I like to try different Mexican food with little bit of Indian twist in my own kitchen. Here is the recipe of Vegetable quesadillas which is the combination of two different kinds of beans and veggies.


Cooking time-15-20 minutes

You need—

4 tortillas (any size)

½ cup kidney beans (soaked and boiled till tender)

½ cup chickpeas (soaked and boiled till tender)

1 capsicum (cut in lengthwise)

1 small onion (chopped/optional)

1 cup cheese (grated)

1tbsp chili flakes

Salt to taste

1 tbsp. oil

1 tbsp. black pepper powder


1-Heat oil in a pan, add onion ,capsicum and salt ,saute till tender.

2-Add kidney beans and crushed chickpeas and mix it well.

3-Add chili flakes and black pepper powder, mix and keep it aside to cool down.

4-Spread grated cheese on one of the tortilla, and then spread a layer of veggie-beans paste.

5-Spread one more layer of cheese on it and then cover it with another tortilla.

6-Heat tawa and place it on tawa carefully, cook it from one side till the cheese melts.

7-Flip carefully and cook it from the other side till golden brown or cheese melts.

8- Cut in the wedges and serve hot.

It can be accompanied with any chutney, dip, sauce or salsa……..we had it with below mentioned salsa and it tastes yummy with this.

For preparing Salsa you need-

Tomatoes 2 (finely chopped)

Onion (small) ½ (finely chopped)

Lemon juice 5-6 drops

Boiled kidney beans 5-6 tbsp

Cilantro (chopped)

Salt as per taste

Sugar 1 tsp

Chilli flakes


Combine all the ingredients and refrigerate it for at least half an hour before serving with hot quesadillas.

Note-1- you can add any veggies of your choice in the beans paste as per your taste.

1 comment:

PJ said...

Mexican food is definitely tasty and this one is my fav too.