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Friday, June 24, 2016

Chicken Chili Quesadilla

Spicy chicken stuffed in a whole wheat flatbread along with loads of vegetables and cheese.

Ingredients for wrap/roti/tortilla:

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt
  1. Make a soft dough by combining all the above ingredients. 
  2. Divide the dough into lemon size balls.
  3. Take each lemon size ball and further divide into two parts.
  4. Roll out each part to small equal size discs (peda).
  5. Smear oil on each disc and dust some flour. Stick both the discs and roll out into a normal size roti/tortilla.
  6. Heat few drops of cooking oil and cook the roti on both sides. Remove from heat and separate both the layers (as shown in the video)
  7. Set aside and prepare the chicken stuffing.

Ingredients for the Chili Chicken Stuffing: 
  • 500 gms boneless chicken finely chopped
  • 1 cup chopped green capsicum
  • 1 cup sliced onion
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp +1 tbsp hot chili sauce
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp dry oregano
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt
  • 4 tbsp cooking oil
  1. Marinate chicken pieces with garlic paste, 2 tbsp chili sauce, red chili powder, cumin powder, dry oregano powder, lemon juice and salt for 30 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and cook marinated chicken till fully done. Add few drops of water if needed.
  3. Then add chopped capsicum, sliced onion and 1 tbsp hot sauce. Cook for 2 minutes and remove from heat.

To assemble the Quesadilla:

Other Ingredients:
  • 4 cups grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup chopped coriander leaves
  • Chili flakes as required
  1. Heat some oil in a grill pan and place a sheet of roti/tortilla.
  2. Spread 2 tbsp of chicken stuffing followed by tomato slices,  handful of grated mozzarella cheese, chopped coriander leaves and red chili flakes.
  3. Place the other sheet on top and cook till the bottom portion turns crisp.
  4. Carefully flip over the whole quesadilla and cook on the other side as well till crispy and golden.
  5. Remove and cut into four parts and serve hot.

1 comment:

  1. Wonderful receipe,
    I tried it out, turned out to be very yummy.