Пшеничные тортильи

Wheat tortilla for Mexicans, the same thing that the bread for the Russian or pita bread for Caucasians. Tortillas are a huge number of applications, so you should learn to cook them yourself.

Description of preparation:

For reference, the Mexican wheat tortillas – these are round or oval pellet, constituting the base of the Mexican national cuisine. Once tortillas are not used – and they serve instead of bread almost all local dishes, wrapped them in a wide variety of toppings, they bake and fry. Recipes with the use of these tacos for you can be found great many, but in the store-made tortilla chips are sold as something exotic and are quite expensive. It is much cheaper to prepare them at home only three ingredients. Tell me how 🙂

Ingredients:

  • Wheat flour — 320 Grams
  • Butter — 50 Grams
  • Salt — 1/2 Tea spoon

Servings: 8-10

How to prepare “Wheat tortillas”

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Butter, flour, and salt put in the bowl of a blender.

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Grind to the consistency of fine crumbs.

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Add in the flour hot water (about 220 ml) and knead the dough. Knead need quite a long time, 7-9 minutes, until, until the dough no longer stick to hands.

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We divide the dough into small balls – this amount of ingredients makes 8 balls. Cover these balls with a towel and allow to stand for 10 minutes.

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Then, each ball should roll out very thin – almost to transparency. At the same time try to pellet turned round.

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Each cake alternately put on a heated dry pan and roast it. Once the pancake starts to bubble – flip and fry on the other side.

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Some more fry bread with the other hand – and the tortilla is ready 🙂 Similarly fry all the tortillas and fold them in a stack like pancakes. Tortillas ready to use 🙂