How to make Taquitos -

A Mexican snack – spicy corn mixture and cheese wrapped in tortillas and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Tortillas (तौरतिया ), Olive oil (ऑलिव आइल)

Cuisine : Mexican

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Mexico, wild and barren in the north and sultry and hot in the south, offers a cuisine that reflects the culture of the country – colourful, rich, invigorating and always, always festive! 
The most common impression about Mexican food is that it is hot and wholesome and has many similarities with Indian food. And like Indian cuisine Mexican is not one single cuisine but many. There is a feast of flavours for the food lover as the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean teem with fish, while the adjoining regions bloom with luscious fruit like pineapple and papayas. The high plateau yields wonderful vegetables and the north is cattle country…..and to bind all these in one single string are chillies…in every shape, colour and size, from the subtle to the strong, producing a signature to Mexican cuisine.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Taquitos Recipe

  • Tortillas mini 8

  • Olive oil 1 tablespo for greasing

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Corn kernels boiled 3 tablespoons

  • Asparagus blanched and chopped 4

  • Pickled jalapenos chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Mixed herbs 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Baked beans ¼ cup

  • Mozzarella cheese grated 2 tablespoons

  • Processed cheese grated 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 2

Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds. Add corn kernels, asparagus, jalapeno, mixed herbs, salt and baked beans, mix and cook for 1 minute.

Step 3

Switch off heat, add mozzarella cheese and processed cheese and mix well.

Step 4

Put some corn kernel mixture on one side of each tortilla, wrap and insert 2 toothpicks to secure.

Step 5

Grease a baking tray with some olive oil, place the tortilla wraps and brush some olive oil on top. Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake for 5 minutes.

Step 6

Serve hot.

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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 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.