Mexican

Mexican cooking is synonymous with the use of tortillas, spices, maizes exotic vegetables like avocados, etc. Mexican cuisine is known for its varied flavors, colorful decoration, and variety of spices. Like bread, rices, etc. that form staple diet of people of other parts of the world, tortillas form the mainstay of mexican food.

Fried Fish Tacos
Mexican

Fried Fish Tacos

Tacos are a popular Mexican street food not just in that country but all around the world. They are fast and simple to make. With numerous variations, they are perfect for any day and any time. If you are planning for a party, do include Tacos as part of the […]

Mexican Chicken Fajitas
Chicken, Mexican

Chicken Fajitas

Fajitas are a perfect dinner meal for weeknights. Easy to cook with minimal ingredients, they can be made in a jiffy. A classic Mexican dish, these Chicken Fajitas with sauteed onions and capsicums make a hearty and mouthwatering meal.   Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Chicken Fajitas Fajitas are […]

Mexican Chilli Rice
Mexican, Rice

Mexician Chilli Rice

Mexican cuisine has several parallels to our Indian food. For instance, black beans is quite common there as is Rajma in India. So, it’s not surprising if their fried rice tastes very similar to ours, sans a few ingredient changes here and there. That’s how I look at this recipe […]

Mexican Salsa
Mexican, Tomato

Mexican Salsa

Salsa, a quintessential Mexican dip, bursting with flavour and spice. Think nachos, chips and tacos and the first thing that comes to mind is the Mexican Salsa. Made with tomatoes, onions, garlic and chilli peppers, this dip is heavy on flavour and health. Extremely simple to make, it is a […]

Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas
Chicken, Fast Food, Mexican

Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas

Yummy, cheesy and easy to make chicken quesadillas. Great as a starter or as a main, they are also perfect dinner dish that the entire family will love. Ingredients: Tortillas – 4 Olive Oil as required Lettuce as required for serving For the filling: Cheddar Cheese – 1/4 cup, grated […]

Zucchini and Corn Burritos
Corn, Fast Food, Mexican, Zucchini

Zucchini and Corn Burritos

Burritos are a popular Mexican fast food making it an easy to make lunch or dinner dish. Recipe inspired by Vegetarian Times magazine. Ingredients: Zucchini – 1, large, chopped Oil – 1 1/4 tblsp Onion – 2 cups, sliced (about 2 to 3 medium ones) Garlic – 4 to 5 […]

Mexican Chilli Bean Soup
Mexican, Soup

Mexican Chilli Bean Soup

A simple and great soup on a cold and rainy day. Ingredients: Onion – 1, small, finely chopped Garlic – 1 clove, finely chopped Capsicum – 1, small, diced Mexican Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp Firm Tomatoes – 250 gms, chopped Vegetable Stock – 1 […]

Tofu Tacos
Fast Food, Mexican

Tofu Tacos

A simple, easy to make Mexican tacos with a tofu filling. Perfect for brunch, afternoon snack or even a light meal. Ingredients: Tofu – 200 gms, chopped Tortillas – 4 Onion – 2 to 3 tblsp, chopped Capsicum – 1, large, chopped Garlic – 1 clove, minced Green Chillies – […]

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
Mexican, Shrimp

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

A Mexican twist to the classic dish. Ideal for a light snack or as an appetizer, this Mexican style Shrimp Cocktail is refreshing and simple to make. Ingredients: Shrimps – 100 gms Cucumber – 1/2 cup, finely chopped Onion – 2 tblsp, chopped, finely chopped Tomato – 1/2, small, finely […]

Chickpeas Fajitas
Fast Food, Mexican

Chickpeas Fajitas

A simple, delicious and healthy fajitas with roasted chickpeas, tomatoes, onions, mushrooms and red capsicums. Ingredients: Dry White Chickpeas – 200 gms, soaked in water for 6 to 8 hours or overnight Tomato – 1, deseeded, chopped Onion – 1, small, finely chopped Red Wine Vinegar – 3 tsp Avocado […]

Mushroom Fajitas
Fast Food, Mexican, Mushroom

Mushroom Fajitas

A delicious, simple and tasty lunch or dinner fajitas with mushrooms, capsicums and onions. Garnish with grated cheese and serve with sour cream or sauce of choice. Ingredients: Portobello Mushrooms – 2, stemmed, sliced Olive Oil – 2 tsp Red Capsicum – 1, finely sliced Onion – 1, small, finely […]

Barbecue Chicken Quesadillas
Chicken, Fast Food, Mexican

Barbecue Chicken Quesadillas

Tangy, easy to make and delicious quesadillas with chicken, barbecue sauce and cheddar cheese.  A great appetizer or a snack. Ingredients: Flour Tortillas – 4 Chicken – 2 cups, cooked, shredded, boneless, skinless Green Chillies – 4 to 5, finely chopped Salsa – 1/4 cup (available readymade or use this […]

Cheese Quesadillas
Mexican

Cheese Quesadilla

Cheese Quesadilla is a simple & delicious Mexican dish made with tortillas and cheddar cheese. Ideal for lunch or dinner, they are quick and easy to make. Ingredients: Flour Tortillas – 2 Cheddar Cheese – 1/3 cup, grated Tomato – 1, small, chopped Spring Onions – 2 tsp Sweet Corn […]

Sweet Potato Quesadillas
Mexican, Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato Quesadillas

A delicious and easy to make Mexican dish, these quesadillas made with sweet potatoes are a great anytime meal. Ideal for lunch, dinner or as an evening snack. Ingredients: Sweet Potatoes – 1 1/2 cup, grated or very finely chopped Oil – 3 tsp Onion – 1, small, finely chopped […]

Shrimp Fajitas
Fast Food, Mexican, Shrimp

Shrimp Fajitas

A classic Mexican dish, these Shrimp Fajitas are delicious, easy to make and ideal for any meal. Ingredients: Shrimps – 250 gms, peeled, deveined Tomato Salsa – 1/4 cup (recipe here) Capsicum – 1, chopped Olive Oil – 1 1/4 tblsp Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp Onion – 1, […]

Chicken Burritos
Chicken, Mexican

Chicken Burritos

A delicious, simple and tasty Mexican dish, this Chicken Burritos makes for an awesome weekday lunch dish. Ingredients: Chicken – 300 gms, cooked, shredded, skinless, boneless Sweet Corn Kernels – 150 gms, boiled, drained Black Beans (or Red Kidney Beans) – 150 gms, rinsed, boiled, drained Tomatoes – 150 gms, […]

Chicken and Salsa Wrap
Chicken, Mexican

Chicken and Salsa Wrap

This delicious Mexican style Chicken and Tomato Salsa wrap is a great weekday lunch dish. Ideal for office or school lunch, it is simple and easy to make. Perfect for those weekend parties or sunday brunch. Ingredients: Chicken – 2 cups, cooked, shredded, boneless, skinless Sweet Corn Kernels – 250 […]

Mango and Black Bean Salsa
Mango, Mexican

Mango and Black Bean Salsa

A simple and quick to make flavourful salsa. Can be made well in advance. Ingredients: Ripe Mango – 1, firm Black Beans – 200 gms Red Onion – 1, chopped Juice of 1 Lime Jalapeno – 1, seeds removed, chopped Coriander Leaves – few, chopped Black Pepper Powder as required […]

Spinach Quesadillas
Mexican, Spinach

Spinach Quesadillas

A quick, delicious and classic Mexican dish, these spinach quesadillas make a great lunch or dinner. Ingredients: Spinach Leaves – 4 cups, washed, chopped Oil – 2 tsp Onion – 1, chopped Jalapenos – 1, seeds removed, diced Oregano – a pinch Coriander Leaves – 1/4 cup, chopped Wheat Tortillas […]

Black Bean and Corn Salsa
Corn, Mexican

Black Bean and Corn Salsa

Black Bean and Corn Salsa is an easy to make healthy and nutritious appetizer for any meal/occasion. Ingredients: Black Beans – 400 gms Corn Kernels – 200 gms Coriander Leaves – big handful, finely chopped Tomatoes – 2, finely chopped Spring Onions – 2 tblsp, finely chopped Lime Juice – […]

Homemade Enchilada Sauce
Chutneys and Sauces, Mexican

Homemade Enchilada Sauce

A quick and easy way to make enchilada sauce at home. Ingredients: Tomato Paste – 1/4 cup Sunflower Oil – 1 1/2 tblsp Maida (Plain Flour) – 1 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder – 3 tsp Garlic Powder – 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp Vegetable Stock – 1 […]

Grilled Corn and Tomato Salsa
Corn, Mexican, Tomato

Grilled Corn and Tomato Salsa

This delicious Mexican style Grilled Corn and Tomato Salsa is not only simple to make, it is also a perfect accompaniment to any party. Ingredients: Corn – 1 ear, husked Tomatoes – 2 to 3, ripe Onions – 2 tblsp, finely chopped Garlic – 1/2 tsp, finely chopped Red Chilli […]

Mushroom Quesadillas
Fast Food, Mexican, Mushroom

Mushroom Quesadillas

A tasty Mexican dish, Quesadillas are a popular snack and quick to make. These mushroom quesadillas are perfect for tea time or evening snack. They can also be served as an appetizer or starter to a meal. Ingredients: Tortillas – 2, large Mushrooms – 2 to 3, chopped (preferably portobello) […]

Homemade Flour Tortillas
Mexican

Homemade Flour Tortillas

Tortillas are a popular Central American flat bread similar to a roti. They are used to make a variety of dishes like tacos, burritos, enchiladas etc. Ingredients: Plain Flour (Maida) – 1 cup Butter – 2 tsp Baking Powder – 1/2 tsp Salt – 1/2 tsp Cold Water – 3/4 […]

Homemade Tortillas
Mexican

Homemade Tortillas

Tortillas are a popular Mexican and Central American flat bread similar to a roti/chapati. With no artificial colours or hydrogenated oils, they are fast becoming a staple choice across the country. And best of all they can be made in advance and stored in the freezer until required. Ingredients: Wheat […]

Onion and Mushroom Quesadillas
Mexican, Mushroom

Onion and Mushroom Quesadillas

A  simple and delicious Mexican quesadilla with caramelized onions and mushrooms. Ideal for a quick lunch, evening snack or a late night dinner. Ingredients: Flour Tortillas – 4 (available readymade in supermarkets) Button Mushrooms – 100 gms, sliced Cheddar Cheese – 1/3 cup, grated Sugar – 1/2 tsp, powdered Onion […]

Shrimp Tacos
Mexican, Shrimp

Shrimp Tacos

These bite-sized Mexican style Tacos with shrimps are a perfect starter/appetizer for any parties, occasions or ideal for a summer time brunch or dinner. Ingredients: Shrimps – 250 gms Tomatoes – 2, chopped Onion – 1, chopped Coriander Leaves – handful, cchopped Oil – 2 tsp Flour Tortillas (or Leftover […]

Breakfast Burritos
Mexican

Breakfast Burritos

A delicious way to start your day with a Mexican-style breakfast dish packed with protein. Ingredients: Eggs – 3 Flour Tortillas – 2 Red Kidney Beans (Rajma) – 100 gms (optional) Tomatoes – 1/4 cup, chopped (optional) Red Capsicum – 3 tblsp, chopped (optional) Spring Onions – handful, chopped Cheese […]

Veggie Nachos
Fast Food, Mexican

Veggie Nachos

Crunchy, cheesy and simple to make Mexican snack, these are perfect for any time – evening bites, late night munchies, movie snacks. Ingredients: Tortilla Chips – 1 cup Salsa – 2 cups (available readymade) (recipe here, here, here) Black Beans – 2 cups, rinsed, drained Jalapenos – handful, chopped Lettuce […]

Mexican Scrambled Eggs
Egg, Mexican

Mexican Scrambled Eggs

A great way to start the day with this simple and delicious Mexican style Scrambled Eggs. Serve with a choice of chopped fruits and beverage. Ingredients: Eggs – 8 to 10, beaten Tomatoes – 2, chopped Capsicum – 1, chopped, deseeded Red Onions – 1 or 2 (depending on size), […]