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Food Bandwagon: Crispy Quesadilla

17 Jun 2020

The current lockdown has transformed many a home cook into self-styled chefs, each of whom are experimenting with new recipes, sharing them with friends on social media and gaining a unique sense of satisfaction. 

Do you want to join this Food Bandwagaon? Send in your own recipes that can be churned out with limited ingredients. The best ones will be published here every Thursday. (Email: [email protected])


Today’s recipe: Crispy Quesadilla

(Sent by: Kohila Nandhakumar)


Diced onions

Sliced black olives

Sliced capsicum

Corn kernels 

Cheddar cheese slices or grated cheese

Dried oregano

Hot sauce or tomato ketchup (for kids)

Pepper powder


Readymade tortilla wraps 


Heat a hotplate, spread some butter and toast the readymade tortillas evenly. Evenly spread some hot sauce on one half of the tortilla, then  place cheese slices or shredded cheese over it and top it up with sauted onions, olives, capsicum and corn kernels.  You may also add shredded, cooked chicken or beef slices. Fold the other half of the tortilla over the filling side and allow the cheese to melt. The tortilla turns out crispy outside and juicy inside. Now, carefully flip the tortilla and allow it to toast for 10 seconds until it gets browned and crispy. Remove from pan, cut the quesadilla into strips, and it’s ready to serve. 

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