Vegetable Quesadillas

Ingredients

For the Tortillas

  • 3/4 heaped cup, all purpose flour
  • 1/4 heaped cup, whole wheat flour
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • Salt as required
  • Warm water as required

For the filling –

  • 3-4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup green capsicum, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup tomato, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Sliced cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Mixed herbs and chilli flakes

Method –

  1. Mix the flours, baking powder and salt in a bowl
  2. Add olive oil and rub well
  3. Gradually add warm water and knead to a smooth dough
  4. Rest the dough for 15 minutes
  5. Divide into 5-6 equal sized balls
  6. Roll into thin discs, dusting with flour if necessary
  7. Heat a pan and roast the tortillas on both sides in medium heat till half cooked
  8. Remove from heat and keep covered with a kitchen towel
  9. In the meantime, heat oil in a pan
  10. Add minced garlic
  11. Sauté for 10-15 seconds and add sliced onion
  12. Sauté the onions for 2-3 minutes
  13. Add capsicum and corn
  14. Sauté on high flame for about 2-3 minutes
  15. Add the tomatoes and salt and pepper
  16. Cook on high flame for about 2 minutes and turn off the heat
  17. Let the mixture cool down
  18. Take a tortilla, sprinkle mozzarella cheese on one half
  19. Top with vegetable mixture on top of the cheese
  20. Sprinkle chilli flakes and mixed herbs
  21. Sprinkle mozzarella cheese on the vegetables and top it with sliced cheese
  22. Fold the tortilla carefully.
  23. Heat a pan
  24. Place the folded tortilla on the hot pan and press gently
  25. Spoon a little oil from the sides and cook till a little crisp
  26. Turn over and cook the other side
  27. Transfer to a plate and cut into triangles.

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