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Quick Chilli Quesadilla

Who doesn’t like chilli ?? Full of good things in this recipe..

This chilli recipe can be made ahead and you can freeze it..

I made it little thick so that I can stuff inside tortilla to make quesadilla..

You won’t believe we have stuffed the chilli inside tortilla.. This is damn good tasty recipe..

Simple ingredients simple cooking 😉 🙂

Give a try..

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Ingredients:

Oil/ Butter / Spray oil

Onion – finely chopped 1/2 cup

Garlic – finely chopped 2 cloves

Carrot – 1/4 cup finely chopped You can also use grated carrot

Capsicum – finely chopped 1/4 cup or lesser

Corn – Frozen or fresh 1/4 cup

Beans – You can use canned beans or homemade 1/2 cup or 1 cup, I have used Chickpea and kidney beans.

Tomato – 1/4 cup finely chopped

Tomato paste – 5 tablespoon

Chilli powder – 1-2 teaspoon

Cumin powder – 2 teaspoon

Water / broth /stock – as needed

Salt and pepper – for taste

Ingredients to make quesadilla:

Tortilla – 2

Cooked chilli –  1/4 cup or less

Low fat cheese of your choice

Coriander leaves – to garnish

Ranch/ketchup/Greek yogurt to serve

Method:

Heat oil/spray oil in a sauce pan.

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Add finely chopped onion along with garlic. We don’t want to burn the garlic so add along with onion.

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Saute onion garlic for 2-3 minutes. Then add chopped carrot.

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Give a stir along with carrots. Add capsicum .

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Then add frozen corn or fresh corn and mix everything well on medium flame.

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If you are using canned beans, open and rinse the beans and keep aside. If you are using freshly cooked beans take 1/2 cup or 1 cup of beans.

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When the veggies are cooked add some chopped tomatoes. I used both chopped as well as tomato paste. You can also use any one or both. I love to use fresh tomatoes in my recipes.

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Then add tomato paste and give a mix.

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When all combined time to add the spice powders. Add cumin powder and mix.

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Add chilli powder/paprika or you can skip.

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Add cooked beans or canned beans.

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Give a nice mix so that everything well combined. Add water/stock/broth to the beans mix. Note that we are going to use this chilli as a stuffing for our quesadilla so add liquid as little as possible. Or add more and try to evaporate most of the liquid.

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Close with lid for 10 minutes. Open and cook for high flame until most of liquid evaporates.

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Our veg chilli is ready!! You can freeze this chilli for 2 months in freezer and 2-3 days in refrigerator.

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Chilli Quesadilla:

Heat tawa and spray oil/butter/olive oil. Place one tortilla on tawa.

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Spread some cheese over it. I used low fat mozzarella cheese.

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Keep the flame in low. Add cooked veg chilli and spread evenly.

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Add some more cheese.

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Place another tortilla on top and increase the flame to medium.

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Flip the tortilla and cook on both the sides.

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Super easy veg chilli quesadilla is ready to be served.

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Happy Cooking 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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