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Mexican Tacos with Indian Flavour| With Pictures and Video
My half Mexican family loves their tacos. My grandson asked me to make tacos and I churned out Mexican Tacos with Indian Flavour. I had no clue how, but then I wasn’t going to give up on it. Mexican tacos reflect the cultural background of the country. The experience begins with searing, juicy yet tender proteins (chicken, beans or mushrooms) mixed in a melange of spices and garnishes, and swathed in a crunchy tortilla.
It is good to make tacos as it is easy and you can pack all kinds of vegetables, eggs or chicken in those tacos and the kids will never know it.
Homemade Tacos are perfect for a family dinner, parties and more. Like most of my recipes, you can make these in all sorts of different ways.
Tacos possess these amazing qualities: something wholesome (chicken and veggies), something creamy (avocado), something tangy (ketchup or sauce) something crispy (taco shell), and lots of cheese.
Over time, the traditional Mexican dish has evolved to comprise of various varieties of proteins, vegetables, and grains. Each one of us have different dietary needs these days; gluten free, vegan, vegetarian or non-veg. There is a taco for everyone.
These fried taco shells are perfect for taco night. Wow your family with these tortilla shells and serve the most delicious tacos.
If you want to make a vegetarian taco you can use kidney beans or mushroom for the filling. Innovate your toppings with individual taste.
These are truly amazing chicken tacos with easy-to-make onions and peppers and creamy avocado sauce!
Mexican Tacos with Indian Flavour
Homemade taco shells.-loaded the warm tortillas with juicy, succulent and spiced chicken, creamy, fresh homemade guacamole, satiny cream, tangy salsa and gooey mozzarella cheese. The tacos are melt-in-your-mouth tender inside bursting into a symphony of flavours. While the shell is crunchy and crispy.
My desi taco is a perfect blend of Indian and Mexican. Well, I didn’t have masa flour so I made do with wheat and flour and made a firm dough. Deep-fried the taco shells and loaded the warm tortillas with juicy, succulent and spiced chicken, creamy, fresh homemade guacamole, satiny sour cream, tangy salsa and gooey mozzarella cheese. The tacos are melt-in-your-mouth tender inside bursting into a symphony of flavours. While the shell is crunchy and crispy.
Check out the easy Guacamole recipe video
Recipe for Mexican Tacos with Indian Flavour
For the Tacos
1 cup wheat flour
½ cup plain flour
1 tsp salt
Oil for frying
For the Chicken Filling
200gms shredded chicken
1 tsp garlic crushed
2 tbsp butter
1 tsp oil
4 tbsp of spicy tomato salsa
1 onion sliced
Salt to taste
1 cup of chopped peppers
For the topping
½ cup fresh cream
1 onon chopped
4 tbsp homemade guacamole
100 gms grated Mozzarella
For the tacos
Firstly roll out 6 inch discs with the dough. Prick them with a fork as you don’t want them to puff up.
Heat oil in a pan and fry the tacos. Slide in the rolled disc and with a prong hold both the sides in the centre.
Drain on a kitchen towel and set aside. Stack the fried tortillas on a toast rack and store for using the next day if you like
For the chicken
Subsequently, heat the butter and oil. I added the oil so that the butter doesn’t smoke.
Add the crushed garlic and onions. Sauté till pink.
Next, add the peppers. Toss for a couple of minutes and add the boiled and shredded chicken.
Now stir in the salt and spicy thick salsa.
Stir fry for five minutes and set aside.
Assembling the tacos
To assemble the tacos, spread the chicken filling down the centre of each tortilla. Top with avocado dip, onions, cream and cheese. You can finish the tacos with garnishes of your choice.
Serve Mexican Tacos with Indian Flavour immediately.
My taco shells were a bit soft as they were not made with masa flour. So, I heated them in the oven @200 degrees for 5 minutes.