How to make Spinach and Corn Quesadilla -

Spinach and corn mixture spread between whole wheat tortillas and cooked on a tawa.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Spinach leaves (palak) (पालक के पत्ते ), Corn kernels (मकई के दाने)

Cuisine : Mexican

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Spinach and Corn Quesadilla

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Hindi: palak
Treasure house of vitamins and minerals, spinach must be included in the week's menu. The usage can be varied: chopped spinach leaves cooked with potatoes is a semi-wet vegetable with rotis, a few spinach leaves thrown in with mixed vegetables and turned into a soup is lovely on a cold winter night, chopped and blanched spinach makes a different sort of raita, spinach puree can be used in cutlets or kababs, the list goes on.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Spinach and Corn Quesadilla Recipe

  • Spinach leaves (palak) blanched and drained 250 grams

  • Corn kernels boiled ½ cup

  • Butter 1 teaspoon + 2 tablespoons

  • Onion finely chopped ½ medium

  • Garlic crushed 1 tablespoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 tablespoons

  • Milk ½ cup

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Processed cheese ½ cup

  • Mozzarella cheese ½ cup

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) dough for tortillas

  • Oil for drizzling

Method

Step 1

Finely chop spinach

Step 2

Heat 1 teaspoon butter in a non-stick pan, add onion and sauté till onions are translucent. Add garlic and sauté for a minute. Add chopped spinach and mix well. Add corn kernel and mix well. Switch off the heat.

Step 3

Heat 2 tablespoons butter in another non-stick pan, add refined flour and mix well. Add milk little by little and mix well. Cook for 10 minutes stirring continuously. This is white sauce.

Step 4

Place first pan back on heat, add the white sauce and mix well. Add pepper powder and salt and mix well. Add 1 tablespoon processed cheese and mix well.

Step 5

Divide the dough in equal portions, shape them into balls, flatten and roll out into a thin disc or tortilla. Similarly prepare the rest.

Step 6

Heat a non-stick tawa. Place one tortilla on it, cook underside. Similarly prepare the rest.

Step 7

Place the under cooked tortilla on worktop, spread a portion of spinach-white sauce mixture in center, sprinkle mozzarella cheese and processed cheese, cover with another tortilla and press gently to spread the mixture. Similarly prepare the rest.

Step 8

Place stuffed tortilla on hot tawa, drizzle oil, cook underside till crisp, flip, drizzle oil and cook till the other side is done.

Step 9

Halve or cut it into wedges and serve hot.

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