How to make Jain Taco -

Taco shells topped with spicy red kidney beans and delicious salsa.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Taco shells (टाको शेल), Red kidney beans (rajma) (राजमा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Jain Taco

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Jain Taco Recipe

  • Taco shells 4-6

  • Red kidney beans (rajma) cooked ½ cup

  • Tomato puree ½ cup

  • Basil leaves 5-6

  • Dried oregano 2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Tomato ketchup 1 tablespoon

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh oregano springs 2-3

  • Celery finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Tomatoes finely chopped 2 medium

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Mexican sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Iceberg lettuce Shredded For topping

  • Purple cabbage Shredded For topping

  • Sour cream For topping

  • Red bell pepper sliced ½ medium

  • Yellow bell pepper sliced ½ medium

  • Green capsicum sliced ½ medium

  • Processed cheese grated For topping


Step 1

To prepare salsa sauce, heat boiled tomato puree in a non-stick pan.

Step 2

Roughly chop basil leaves and add to pan. Add 1 teaspoon dried oregano, chilli flakes and salt, mix and cook for a minute. Add tomato ketchup and 1 tablespoon olive oil, mix and cook for a minute. Add fresh torn oregano, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and transfer into a bowl.

Step 3

To prepare red kidney bean filling, heat remaining olive oil in another non-stick pan. Add celery and sauté for 30 seconds. Add tomatoes and sauté for a minute.

Step 4

Add remaining dried oregano, chilli flakes, crushed peppercorns, salt and red kidney beans and mix well. Add chilli powder and mash the mixture using a masher. Add Mexican sauce, mix and cook for a minute and switch off the heat.

Step 5

Arrange the taco shells on the table top. Put some iceberg lettuce, purple cabbage and red kidney bean filling in each taco. Top with some bell peppers, capsicum, salsa sauce, sour cream, and grated cheese. Serve immediately.

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