Mexican Wrap

Mexican Wrap
This wholesome wrap makes for an awesome mid-meal snack or can be relished as a complete meal in its own right. The wonderful fusion of Mexican rice and re fried beans makes it a dish that cannot be missed. It is a very good option for picnic takeaways as well as for your kid’s tiffin. It is also ideal for an all-friends get together, where everyone can pitch in to make their own self-assembled supper.
Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
6 People 20-25 Minutes   40-45 Minutes

Ingredients

For Mexican Rice

  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 3 tsp Mexican sauce
  • 2 tbsp celery, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup onions, sliced
  • 3 tbsp capsicum strips
  • 2 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
  • 4 tbsp processed cheese, grated
  • 1 cup cooked rice
  • Salt to taste

For the Beans Mix

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 3 tsp garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup onions, finely chopped
  • 1 cup tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup capsicum, finely chopped
  • 1 cup rajma, soaked , cooked and drained
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder, roasted
  • Salt to taste

For Tortillas

  • 1 cup maize flour
  • 3/4 cup plain flour
  • 3 tsp oil
  • 3/4 tsp salt

Method

For Mexican Rice

Step 1

Prepare chilli-garlic chutney by grinding garlic and red chilli powder or flakes in a stone grinder. Heat oil in a heavy-bottomed pan, add the prepared chilli-garlic chutney and celery. Stir-fry on medium flame for a minute.

Step 2

Add the sliced onions and capsicum. Stir-fry on medium flame till the onions turn light brown and translucent.

Step 3

Add cheese and salt and stir for a few seconds. Keep stirring continuously to avoid charring of the contents.

Step 4

Add cooked rice, mix well and keep aside.

For The Beans Mix

Step 1

Heat oil in a pan and add garlic and onions. Sauté till the onions turn light brown and translucent.

Step 2

Next, add tomatoes and stir-fry for another 2 to 3 mins.

Step 3

Add in the capsicum, rajma, chilli powder; cumin seeds powder and salt. Give it a good mix and let it cook for 5 minutes. The mixture should become relatively dry. Keep aside.

For the Tortillas

Step 1

Mix the flours and add oil and salt. Make a dough by adding enough warm water.

Step 2

Knead the dough and keep aside for 25 – 30 mins. Knead again.

Making the Wrap

Step 1

Place a tortilla / chapati on a flat dry surface. Next, place about 2 tbsp of prepared Mexican rice in a row, in the centre of the tortilla.

Step 2

Arrange ¼ th of the re fried beans over it.

Step 3

Arrange a handful of shredded onion and cabbage over it and roll it up snugly.

Step 4

Repeat to make 3 more wraps.

Nutritional Information

Calories 1775 K cal
Proteins 32.7 g
Fats 71.8 g
Carbohydrates 248.1 g
Cholesterol 23 mg
Sodium 2453 mg
Potassium 1184 mg