Tortilla Recipe And Ingredients | How To Make Tortilla At Home

The tortilla is almost eaten in every home day and night and it is made of wheat flour. In India, it is often called “Roti” and in the rest of the world, it is called a tortilla. If you are struggling in making a proper tortilla then this article is for you.

If you don’t know the tortilla recipe and how to make tortilla at home then after reading this article you will be able to make a well-shaped tortilla. You need to know the exact steps for making a proper tortilla.

In this article, we will be covering,

  • What are the ingredients in a tortilla?
  • How to make tortilla at home? Tortilla recipe
  • How much time does it take to make tortillas?
  • What is the nutritional value of a flour tortilla?

So first of all you need to collect some ingredients so that you can start making the tortilla at home.

What are the ingredients in a tortilla?

  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons lard
  • 1 ½ cups water

How to make tortilla at home? Tortilla recipe

  • Whisk the flour, salt, and baking powder together in a mixing bowl. Mix in the lard with your fingers until the flour resembles cornmeal.
  • Add the water and mix until the dough comes together; place on a lightly floured surface and knead a few minutes until smooth and elastic. Divide the dough into 24 equal pieces and roll each piece into a ball.
  • Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Use a well-floured rolling pin to roll a dough ball into a thin, round tortilla.
  • Place into the hot skillet, and cook until bubbly and golden; flip and continue cooking until golden on the other side.
  • Place the cooked tortilla in a tortilla warmer; continue rolling and cooking the remaining dough.

How much time does it take to make tortillas?

Preparation Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr

What is the nutritional value of a flour tortilla?

Protein
Carbohydrates
Dietary Fiber
Sugars 0.1g
Fat
Saturated Fat
Cholesterol 1mg
Vitamin A Iu 0IU
Niacin Equivalents
Vitamin B6
Vitamin C
Folate
Calcium
Iron
Magnesium
Potassium
Sodium
Thiamin

There are some varieties of the tortilla as well. You can make Corn tortilla, Wheat tortilla, Nopaltilla.

So are you ready to make tortilla at home? Share it with your friends and family so that they can also learn how to make tortilla at home.

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