Sunday, February 28, 2016


Tortilla Recipe

Homemade Flour Tortillas are tender, soft and flavorful. Because homemade tortillas is much better than store bought. They can be made in advance and warmed in the microwave or on the stove top just before serving. This homemade flour tortilla recipe produces warm and soft  tortillas perfect for soft tacos, burritos or quesadillas.

Preparation time: 10 + 30 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Makes: 8 tortilla


  • All Purpose Flour / Maida -2 cup
  • Salt -1 tsp
  • Baking powder-1 tsp
  • Oil-2 tbsp
  • Boiling water-as required for dough


1. In a mixing bowl add flour, salt, baking powder and oil. Rub this together with your hands till mixed well.

2. Pour boiling water in this and using a wooden spoon mix together till it forms dough.

3. Cover this with a damp cloth and set aside for 30 min.

4. After 30 min divide this into equal size balls and start rolling into a thin roti.

5. Heat a pan to the highest heat. The pan should be so hot before putting the tortilla in it.

6. Put the tortilla in the hot pan and cook for 30 sec. turn it over and press it with a spatula. The tortilla will puff like a balloon. Remove this and put it in a plate. (If you are using tortilla for making Frankie/wrap then spread few drop of oil on both sides of tortilla.)

7. Do exactly same with the rest of the dough.

8. You could enjoy right away or store in fridge and use within 2-3 days (you could freeze this up to a month).

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