February 20, 2009

Potato Quesadillas


This is my entry to Recipes for the Rest of Us-Dinner being hosted by lovely Siri @ Siri’s Corner. This event is started by Ramki @ One Page cookbook and the rules say that the recipe should be easy enough for a 10 year old to make.

I’m sure almost all 10 year olds like potato (I sure did and my DH says he could eat potato everyday even now, so I can imagine how he was when he was 10 J) and they would want these for themselves.

Coming to the recipe, its nothing but spicy aloo bhaji tucked in a tortilla (roti) with lots of cheese.

Ingredients:
Potatoes – 1 medium, cubed
Onions – ½ small, chopped
Red chili powder – a little bit or a lot (depending on how spicy you like)
Garam masala – to your taste
Salt- to your taste
Cheese – you 2 handfuls
Tortillas – 2 (I used sundried tomato-basil flavored, but any flavored tortilla would work. Chapati/ Roti would be great too)

Method:
  • First make aloo cury: Heat few drops of oil in a pan, add onions and potatoes; sauté till onions are tender, will take around 5 minutes.
  • Add a small glass of water, cover and cook on medium-low flame till potatoes are tender, about 10 minutes. Add chili powder, garam masala and salt; mix well and keep aside.
  • To make the quesadillas: Heat a griddle or tawa on medium heat; spray with non-stick cooking spray; add the tortilla and let it brown a little bit on one side; then flip. Add palmful cheese on half the tortilla, and then add half potato curry then another palmful cheese. Fold tortilla in half and press lightly with a spatula, so the cheese melts and sticks. Flip and cook on the other side till brown spots appear. Remove and let cool** for at least 5 minutes and then cut into wedges.
** If the quesadillas are cut when the cheese is still hot, then the cheese oozes out.

8 comments:

  1. Yummy looking Quesadillas Pavani. Thanks for such a colorful entry!!

    Cheers,
    Siri

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  2. Potato in quesadilla sounds different and delicious. Pics looks good.

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  3. Hi Pavani,I love your name :)
    The quesadillas look amazing..I feel like grabbing one from the monitor ..he he..Nice entry for the event..Keep rocking

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  4. Wow mouth watering....Love them...Nice to know that you are also from Andhra...Iam also from Andhra.

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  5. YUMMY!! Tortillas make a great wrap for cheesy things. Good one Pavani, looks delicious. I love flavored Tortilla, spinach one is yummy too! :)

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  6. nice stack of goodies. mee hungreeee :-)

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  7. wow, they look really really yummy

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  8. That is quick filling dinner Pavani! Great for lunch pack too!

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