How to Make Do-it-yourself Tacos

How to make Do-it-yourself Tacos

Do-it-yourself Tacos
Do-it-yourself Tacos
Do-it-yourself Tacos
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
  • Prep Time: 10 mins 10 seconds
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Cook Time: 40 mins 10 seconds
  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A quick and easy Tacos recipe. Just throw the kidney beans, crumbled cottage cheese and your favorite veggies, drizzled with lime, sour cream and a green tomatillo salsa. Wrap up this scrumptious filling in warm taco shells and you are ready with a satisfying meal.

Ingredients Of Do-It-Yourself Tacos

  • 1/2 an iceberg lettuce, shredded (refrigerated)
  • 2-3 Tbsp sour cream
  • 2 jalapenos, sliced
  • 2 green chilies, sliced
  • 1 tsp tomato puree
  • 1 red onion
  • 1/3 red, yellow and green bell pepper
  • 100 gm cottage cheese (paneer)
  • 150 gm rajma (kidney beans), cooked
  • 1.5 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves bashed garlic
  • 1 tsp chilly powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 green tomatoes
  • 1.5 tsp black pepper
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 Tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
  • 50 gm grated cheddar
  • Taco shells

How to Make Do-it-yourself Tacos

  • 1.In a pan, heat olive oil, add the bell peppers, onions, garlic, green chilies and saute nicely.
  • 2.Add the cooked kidney beans to this mixture.
  • 3.Crumble the cottage cheese into the pan.
  • 4.Add the cumin and chilly powder.
  • 5.Mix all the ingredients together well.
  • 6.Add 1 teaspoon of tomato puree to the mix.
  • 7.Season with salt and pepper, add lime juice and chopped coriander and mix well.
  • 8.In a mix add 2 green tomatoes, 1.5 teaspoon olive oil, a big pinch of salt and a small bunch of coriander leaves to make a nice green salsa.
  • To assemble the Tacos:
  • 1.Warm the taco shells in a moderate oven 170°C for 5 to 6 minutes
  • 2.Start with adding the shredded lettuce in the taco, and then add the kidney beans and cottage cheese mixture, jalapenos, cream cheese and grated cheese with the green tomatillo salsa.