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Vegetarian Taco-Tostada Recipe

Vegetarian Taco-Tostada is a popular Mexican Snack
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Low Calorie Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Mexican Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
4 hours
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1/2 lb - pinto beans
  • 1 pocket - tostada shells (flat round)
  • 3-4 - salad Tomatoes (large, finely chopped)
  • 2-3 - green bell pepper (finely chopped)
  • 1 - Onion (large, finely chopped)
  • 1 bowl - thick & chunky salsa
  • 1 - Lettuce
  • 1 pocket - yellow cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • Garlic powder
  • oil
  • Cumin seeds (jeera)
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Vegetarian Taco-Tostada:

    1. Wash and soak the pinto beans for 3-4 hours and cook them in a pressure cooker.
    2. In the same pressure cooker, mash the boiled beans to prepare a paste.
    3. Heat the bean paste on low flame, add salt and garlic powder to taste.
    4. Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan and add 2 tsp of jeera.
    5. When the jeera splutters, add tadka to the bean paste.
    6. Cover and cook for 15-20 mins on low flame.
    7. Wash lettuce and chop finely.
    8. Roast the tostada shells brown in the oven for 1-2 mins each side.
    9. For making Tostada-Taco:
    10. Put onions, lettuce, tomatoes, salsa, cheese and bell pepper in bowls.
    11. Take one tostada shell and spread a large spoon of hot bean paste over it.
    12. One by one, sprinkle salsa, green bell pepper, tomatoes, onions, lettuce and cheese.


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