Sunday, February 21, 2010

Nachos with Salsa

Nachos or corn chips are a very quick and easy Mexican starters. It is mainly serve with salsa. Nachos are made from Maize flour and all purpose flour but this time I tried with whole wheat flour. The taste is same. When I read about the combo event by Pari, immediately nachos salsa combination came into my mind:)


For Nachos

Maize flour (Makai ka ata) - 1cup

Whole wheat flour (Gehun ka ata) - 1/2 cup

Oregano - 1 teaspoon

Red chili powder - 1/2 teaspoon

Hot oil - 1 tablespoon

Salt to taste

Oil for deep frying

For Salsa

Tomatoes - 3 medium

Onion - 1 medium

Capsicum - 1

Green chilli - 2

Chili Powder - 3/4 teaspoon

Oregano - 1/2 teaspoon

Lime juice - 1 teaspoon

Salt to taste


For Nachos

Combine all the ingredients and knead a soft dough using water. Keep aside for half an hour. Make smal balls of the dough. Roll out ball like thin roti. Cut each roti in 8 triangular pieces. Prick slightly with the fork. Deep fry on medium flame. After it gets cool store it in a airtight container.

For Salsa

Blanch tomatoes for 10 sec. Immediately put under cold running water. Remove the skin of tomatoes. Deseed tomatoes and finely chop it. Pierce the capsicum with the fork and keep over the flame for 1-2 minutes. Remove the burnt skin and chop finely. Chop onion and green chilli very finely. Now combine all the ingredients. Mix nicely. Keep it in fridge.

Serve crispy Nachos with crunchy Salsa

This goes to 'THE COMBO EVENT' by Pari of foodelicious


Pari said...

Perfectly made and I really liked your idea of adding wheat flour, makes it even more healthy.
Thanks for the lovely entry.
Why don't you make your post comment option in a pop up window, makes it easy to comment.

Jagruti said...

Delicious and crunchy combo!! tempting..

Asha said...

You made your own chips! Looks tasty and crisp, love them with salsa.

Priya said...

Absolutely delicious..beautiful combination!!!

Uma said...

Hey Preeti,
nachos!.. i love this while watching movies.. must try this.

Deepa G Joshi said... favorite mexican dish..totally tempting..

Swathi said...

nice combination

Ramya Vijaykumar said...

Beautifully made the nachos are looking very crispy and wonderful!!!

Sapna said...

These look real good, in the salsa try adding garlic for variation.

Khaugiri said...

Hey Sapna, I'll definitely try adding garlic next time:)

Mahindra said...

Awesome recipe. A must try with whole wheat flour

Mahindra said...

A must try recipe with whole wheat flour

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