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Hard Shell Tacos

Hard Shell Tacos

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Serves 8 piece

  • Maize flour. 2/3 cup

  • All purpose flour. 1/3 cup

  • Salt. 1/2 tsp

  • Paprika. 1 tsp

  • Oil. 1.5 tsps

  • Warm water (Use very little at a time)1/2 cup

  • To assemble:

  • Sour cream

  • . Lettuce

  • Re-fried beans


  • 01

    In a bowl, mix the flours, salt and paprika with a whisk.

  • 02

    Add the oil.

  • 03

    Now add few tbsp of water at a time and knead the dough.

  • 04

    We want the dry ingredients to come into a soft ball. Do not add all the water at the same time.

  • 05

    The Qty of water shall depend on the ingredients and their quality.

  • 06

    The dough should take about 2-3 min.

  • 07

    Wrap the dough in cling film and set it aside for atleast 30 min.

  • 08

    Pre heat oven to 180C on the setting where both the rods are heating.

  • 09

    Set a pan on the gas on low-medium flame.

  • 10

    Divide the dough into 8 balls of the same size.

  • 11

    Apply little oil on the rolling pin and the board.

  • 12

    Roll them one by one to the thickness of a INR 2 coin.

  • 13

    Using a round mould, you may cut the rolled dough to a perfect round.

  • 14

    Using a fork, prick the rolled dough.

  • 15

    Put it on the pan and let it color slightly on both sides.

  • 16

    If you are using a non stick pan, you will not need any oil.

  • 17

    We only want a nice bright yellow color on both the sides.

  • 18

    wrap the cooked tacos on the wired rack of the oven. Do not pinch the sides too much else there will be no opening in the tacos. keep the folded sides fairly apart.

  • 19

    Bake them for 10-12 min or until they are nice and crisp and golden.

  • 20

    Let them cool and stuff with the filling of your choice.



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