homemade tortilla chips
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Homemade Tortilla Chips ,Nacho Chips

Home made corn tortilla chips
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: snacks/starters, Tiffin recipes
Cuisine: Mexican

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Maize Flour / Makki Ka Atta
  • 1/2 cup Refined Flour / Maida
  • 1/3 tsp Red Chilli powder / Laal mirch powder
  • 1/3 tsp Oregano
  • Salt / Namak
  • Cooking Oil to deep fry

Instructions

  • In a big bowl add all the ingredients and mix well.
  • Add Luke warm water to make a medium soft dough.
  • Knead it for a minute.
  • Make small size balls from the dough and keep aside.
  • Roll them to make round size tortillas, thickness should be similar to a chapati or tortilla.
  • Using a round lid or cutter make round tortillas
    nachos
  • Stack them together and cut into triangles
    nacho chips
  • Spread the triangles on a cloth or paper napkin for an hour. This helps to reduce the cooking time and chips turn more crisper in less time.
  • Deep fry in hot oil on medium heat
  • Drain on a paper napkin to remove the excess oil.
  • Sprinkle some oregano and paprika(optional)
  • Serve with roasted tomato salsa , salsa verde, and guacamole

Notes

TIPS-
1- If you don't have time to wait then can directly deep fry after slicing,drying for some time reduce the frying time and give best results.
2- Use yellow corn meal which is used to make makki ki roti (don't get confused with corn flour,both are different)
3- Oven roasting - Brush with little oil and spread in a single layer in the baking tray ,bake on 180 degree for 10-12 minutes and then turn the side and bake again.
4- Microwave - Spread the tortilla chips on a paper napkin and cook  till they become crisp.
5- Can sprinkle some paprika, oregano,cheese or mix herbs after frying.