Tortillas

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Totillas
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Cuisine: Mexican
 
Tortillas, or wraps are Mexican bread, and are served with most Mexican meals.
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups plain flour
  • 1 cup maizemeal
  • 1 cup warm water
  • Extra flour for dusting
Instructions
  1. Sift the maizemeal and flour into a bowl
  2. Make a well in the center and add the warm water
  3. Using a flat bladed knife, mix until combined and the dough comes away cleanly from the side of the bowl
  4. Cover the bowl and rest for 15 minutes
  5. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead for about 3 minutes until smooth
  6. Return the dough to the bowl, cover, and rest for a further 15 minutes
  7. Divide the dough into the required number of portions. Roll out the portions one-by-one until very thin (1mm). Set aside and repeat until all of the portions are rolled
  8. Keep the unrolled portions moist under a damp tea towel or cling wrap during the rolling process
  9. Heat a heavy based pan. Dry-fry the tortillas one at a time for 15 to 20 seconds per side.
  10. Makes 16x20cm / 20x15cm / 40x10cm

 

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