Jan 072015
Bean Tostadas (Mexican filling in edible tortilla cups)

Whenever we go out for dinner or lunch during weekends, one very favorite eatout option on my mind would be Chico Mexico. I love their quesadillas, tacos, gumbo and more importantly their mini platter option – Bean Tostadas. Ever since, I ate this, it became my favorite and I have this atleast once a month. Bean Tostadas are edible cups [Read more]

Dec 022014
Salsa - Mexican dip

Salsa is a Mexican condiment with a tangy sharp flavor. It is a classic dip for tortilla chips, quesadillas and burritos that are all part of Mexican cuisine. I normally enjoy salsa with crackers and mini puri used in chaats. Once prepared, this can be stored in the refrigerator for couple of days. Serving: 2 Preparation time: 10 minutes Ingredients [Read more]

Oct 152014
Corn and Cheese Quesadilla

I love quesadilla, I am actually addicted to them. I make them very often for dinner and my first preference during eatouts is quesadilla. For people who are not aware, quesadilla is a mexican tortilla based recipe made traditionally with black beans or cheese. It is served usually with salsa, guacamole or sour cream on the side. I make several [Read more]

Jul 152014
Frankie/Veggie/Kathi wraps with Mexican filling

Frankie/Veggie wraps was on the luxury menu for us during college. I remember eating only during parties or birthday celebrations in our college canteen. It was a bit expensive to the pocket and hence it was always fascinating to eat it. After college I used to eat it whenever I could, but the wraps are usually made of all-purpose flour [Read more]

Jun 032014
Burrito Bowl

Serves: 2 Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 15 mins Ingredients: To make the rice Rice – 1 cup Cilantro – 2-3 table spoons (finely chopped) Lemon juice – 1 tsp Cloves – 3 – 4 Cinnamon stick – ½ inch Green cardamom – 2-3 Bayleaf – 1 Pepper corns – 2-3 Oil – 1 tsp Salt to taste To [Read more]