Tacos with a twist

by Sanjeev Kapoor

The word ‘taco’ means light lunch, although nobody can have a light meal when it comes to tacos. A taco is basically filling wrapped with tortilla, but of course that’s how the Mexicans and Americans eat it. But, we Indians like to give our own desi twist to most videsi recipes. Hence, we decided to give you some exciting Taco recipes with an Indian twist. In fact, there are various blends of flavors in these recipes below, so we hope you all are ready to turn your Tuesday into taco day.

Jain Taco – Have you ever heard those two words together, we are guessing not! A fusion of Mexican and Jain food is mouthwatering and much needed. To top it all, this recipe also has its very own made-from-scratch salsa sauce.  So wait no more, and go try it!


Indian Papad Taco – You might have already tried bean tacos but chana tacos are definitely going to be a first. The Indian touch to this taco makes it nutritious, yummy and will make you the most admired amongst your peers, that’s for sure!


Carrot Taco – Carrot – the star of veggies is one of the most perfect ingredients, since it is nutritional, can be steamed, cooked, boiled or eaten raw, each giving a distinct taste; which provides us with a variety of ways to prepare it. A taco with one of the healthiest veggies is probably the best thing that happened to fitness and taco enthusiasts.


Chicken Vindaloo Tacos - You no longer have to make the same chicken dishes when guests come over, this Chicken Vindaloo Taco recipe will be an exciting change for your dinner party. It can be cooked in many ways; you can fry it, bake it or steam it, it just tastes great either ways.


Jeera Boti Kebab – Mutton is not just for biryanis and this recipe proves it. A perfect mix of mutton and jeera for tacos, this fancy recipe is just perfect for your next occasion. Mutton stuffing covered with crispy taco shells, topped with onions is just the best ‘Indian Taco’ and a great change for your taste buds.


Chicken Tikka Papad Taco – Chicken Tikka is the one dish no true foodie can resist. And tacos having a large fan base in different countries, it only seems right to add chicken tikka to this beloved concept of tacos and make it more heavenly than it already is.



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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.