Paneer and Corn Quesadilla: With the crunchy sweetness of corn and the tangy juiciness of tomatoes, these coriander tinted quesadillas will be loved by the rest of the family too.

This power-packed dish gets its protein not just from paneer and mozzarella cheese, but also from the unique combination of soya and wheat flours in the dough. Enjoy these quesadillas fresh off the tava for best taste and texture.

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Makes 5 quesadillas

Ingredients

For The Tortillas
3/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/4 cup soya flour
salt to taste
1/4 tsp oil for kneading

To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
3/4 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese)
1/2 cup boiled and coarsely crushed sweet corn kernels(makai ke dane)
1/4 cup grated mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup deseeded and chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup finely chopped capsicum (red , yellow and green)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta) for rolling
2 1/2 tsp oil for cooking

Method

For the tortillas

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  2. Knead again using oil till smooth. Cover and keep aside for 10 minutes.

How to proceed

  1. Divide the stuffing into 5 equal portions and keep aside.
  2. Divide the dough into 5 equal portions.
  3. Roll a portion into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling.
  4. Place a roti on a flat, dry surface, spread a portion of the stuffing on half of the roti and fold it over to make a semi-circle.
  5. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook each quesadilla, using ½ tsp of oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides.
  6. Repeat steps 3 to 5 to make 4 more quesadillas.

Nutrition Value

Value per quesadilla % Daily Values
Energy 205 cal 10%
Protein 8.6 g 16%
Carbohydrates 22.3 g 7%
Fiber 3.6 g 14%
Fat 9.8 g 15%
Cholesterol 2.3 mg 1%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A 274 mcg 6%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) 0.2 mg 20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1 mg 9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 1.1 mg 9%
Vitamin C 21.7 mg 54%
Vitamin E 0.2 mg 1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9) 27.1 mcg 14%
MINERALS
Calcium 158.1 mg 26%
Iron 1.4 mg 7%
Magnesium 46.7 mg 13%
Phosphorus 165 mg 28%
Sodium 70.8 mg 4%
Potassium 210.9 mg 4%
Zinc 0.6 mg 6%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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