Flour Tortillas

Flour Tortillas | Mexican Flour Tortillas with step-by-step pictures and detailed recipe.  These Flour Tortillas are made with a combination of all-purpose flour and wheat flour. It is a very simple recipe that comes together so quickly. Moreover, they are so handy when you prepare any Mexican dish that has tortillas as its base, like enchiladas, quesadillas, burritos, and so on.

Flour Tortillas act as the main dish in Mexican cuisine as you can prepare a variety of exotic dishes by simply stuffing different vegetables. Do check out this recipe with detailed instructions as to how to make it at home. However, you do get ready-made tortillas at the grocery store, but they are not fresh and are expensive too.

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mexican flour tortillas with beans and corn casserole along with a spoon and flower in the background

Why try this recipe at home?

  • Easy to cook
  • Can make fresh at home
  • Cost-effective
  • Can combine flours as per your preferences
  • Can prepare in bulk
  • Store it for later use
  • No butter or oil required to cook (except for a few teaspoons in the flour)
Mexican Flour Tortilla Recipe | Flour Tortillas

Mexican Flour Tortillas

Hetal Kamdar
These Flour Tortillas are made with a combination of all-purpose flour and wheat flour. It is a very simple recipe that comes together so quickly.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6
Calories 228 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour | maida
  • 3/4 cup wheat flour
  • 3-4 tsp cooking oil
  • salt as per taste

Instructions
 

  • Firstly, combine both the flours in a broad vessel and add salt as per taste.
  • Now add 3-4 tsp of cooking oil to the flour.
  • Add enough water and knead the dough till it is soft. Keep the dough aside for 30 minutes before making flour tortillas.
  • Now divide the dough into 20 equal balls and roll each portion into a medium circle using a little plain flour for rolling.
  • Heat a non-stick tawa and place one tortilla at a time.
  • Cook each tortilla till light brown spots appear on both sides.
  • Repeat the same procedure with all the tortillas and consume them as needed.

Nutrition

Calories: 228kcalCarbohydrates: 44gProtein: 6gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 1mgPotassium: 61mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gCalcium: 9mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Flour Tortillas, Mexican Flour Tortillas
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Step-By-Step Recipe of Flour Tortillas

1. Firstly, combine both the flours in a broad vessel and add salt as per taste.

Dough for Mexican Flour Tortilla Recipe | Flour Tortillas

2. Now add 3-4 tsp of cooking oil to the flour.

adding oil in the dough for Mexican Flour Tortilla Recipe | Flour Tortillas

3. Add enough water and knead the dough till it is soft. Keep the dough aside for 30 minutes before making flour tortillas.

kneading the dough for Mexican Flour Tortilla Recipe | Flour Tortillas

4. Now divide the dough into 20 equal balls and roll each portion into a medium circle using a little plain flour for rolling.

small balls for rolling Mexican Flour Tortilla Recipe | Flour Tortillas

rolling for Mexican Flour Tortilla Recipe | Flour Tortillas

5. Heat a non-stick tawa and place one tortilla at a time.

6. Cook each tortilla till light brown spots appear on both sides.

light brown spots for Mexican Flour Tortilla Recipe | Flour Tortillas

7. Repeat the same procedure with all the tortillas and consume them as needed.

Mexican Flour Tortilla Recipe | Flour Tortillas

Tips and Storage Instructions 

  • Knead the dough and rest it for at least 30 minutes for soft tortillas.
  • Cover the dough with a muslin cloth or a plate.
  • Roll it as per your convenient size.
  • You can make these flour tortilla in a huge batch and store it in an airtight container for future use.
  • Moreover, you can also freeze them for 2 months and use them as and when needed.

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