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19 August 2013


Anjana Chaturvedi

Tangy Taco Tarts

Tangy Taco Tarts


Corn Meal /makki ka atta - 3/4 cup
Refined flour - 1/4 cup
Baking powder - a pinch
Chili powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Olive Oil - 1.5 tsp
Red Bell Pepper,chopped - 3 tbsp
Yellow Bell Pepper, chopped- 3 Tbsp
Green Bell Pepper, chopped - 3 tbsp
Tomato, chopped - 1 cup
Corn Kernels, boiled - 1/2 cup
Green Chillis, chopped - 1 tsp
Jalapeno, chopped - 1.5 tsp
Cheddar Cheese - 1 tbsp
Chilli Flakes - 3/4 tsp
Ground cumin-1/3 tsp
Salt - to taste
Oregano - 1/2 tsp
Processed Cheese - 1 tbsp
Tomato Ketchup - 2 tsp
Preparation Time
Cooking Time


  • <strong>Dough:
  • </strong>In a bowl add corn meal, refined flour, salt, chili powder, baking powder and oil, mix well and then add warm water and make a medium soft dough.
  • Rub the dough for a minutes and make small balls from the dough.
  • Dust with refined flour and roll to make a tortilla and prick with a fork.
  • Place the rolled tortilla/disc inside the greased tart mould and press gently and then cut off any extras from the edges.
  • Brush the inside of the tarts with little olive oil.
  • Keep the tarts in the preheated oven at 160 degree and bake for approx. 20 minutes.
  • When tart get a nice golden colour, remove from the oven and keep aside.
  • <strong>Topping:</strong>
  • In a pan heat 2 tsp oil and add chopped bell peppers and saute for a few seconds.
  • Now add corn kernals, jalapeno, green chilies, salt,chili flakes, ground cumin and oregano and saute for a few seconds.
  • Add chopped tomato and stir fry to make them slightly soft but crunchy.
  • Add cheddar cheese, mix and take out in a bowl.
  • Fill the baked tarts with approx. 1 tbsp of topping and put some grated cheese on the top.
  • Dot with ketchup and garnish with basil leaf.
  • Serve with ketchup.
  • <strong>Variation:</strong>
  • You may also fry the tarts in hot oil. Fry with the tart mould then remove from the mould when done (while hot).
Cooks Note

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes


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