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' Queso' is cheese in spanish. Quesadilla is toasted tortilla with melted cheese inside. With cheese we can put any kind of stuffing inside. Here I have put Bell peppers, onion and mushroom. Stuffing can be made according to our choice and combination. And regarding cheese again its our choice. We love sharp cheddar and mozzeralla so I have added both. It is served with sour cream, salsa and guacamole. Since I made 3 types of salsa I am posting it with store bought tortilla chips. Enjoy this mexican platter !!!!!!!!!!

Ingredients :

Store bought Flour tortilla - 4 ( You can also use home made whole wheat Chappathi or Home made Tortilla)
Bell pepper - 1 sliced thin
Onion - 1 thinly sliced
Mushroom sliced - 1/2 cup
Garlic powder - 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
Chili powder - 1/2 tsp ( or as needed)
Oregano - 1/4 tsp
Roasted Cumin powder - 1/4 tsp
( you can also use cajun seasoning, taco seasoning or quesadilla seasoning instead of above powders)
Paprika + Roasted cumin powder - 1 tsp to sprinkle on top (optional)
Olive oil for roasting
Salt for taste
Sharp cheddar - 1/2 cup
Mozzeralla - 1/4 cup
(You can also use 4 cheese mexican blend)

Method :

1. Heat oil in the frying pan and add onion saute until light brown then to that add the mushroom.
2. When all the water oozes out and dried add bell pepper salt, garlic powder and pepper.
3. Saute until they are lightly browned.
4. Now heat olive oil in the pan put all the tortilla one by one and make it warm and keep it aside.
5. Now again put one tortilla in pan and add the topping mixture and cheese.
6. And cover it with other tortilla. The cheese melts and they will stick to each other.
7. Using spatula lift up with one side of quesadilla and flip over other side very carefully.
8. Do this every 3 minutes in low flame until they are browned and crispy on both sides or quesadilla.
9. Once it is done remove from pan before it is cooled cut them using pizza cutter and serve hot sprinkling with paprika and cumin powder.
10. Enjoy with salsa, sour cream and guacamole.
11. Now get ready to make another quesadilla with remaining wraps and stuffing.


Guacamole :

Guacamole, a dip made from avocados. To get the perfect guacamole use ripe avocados. The color of avocado should be dark and give it a gentle press outside of avacado if it is bit soft then right to make.

Ingredients :

Avocado - 1
Tomato - 1/2 de seeded and pulp removed
Serrano chilli or Jalapeno chilli - 1 tsp de seeded and chopped finely
Cilantro - few
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Red onion - 1/4 cup chopped finely
Garlic - 1 pod small grated
Salt and pepper to taste.

Method :

1. De seed the avocado and put in the bowl. Mash it with fork.
2. Then add all other ingredients and mix well.
3. Everything has to be blended well. Refrigerate until used so that it enhances the flavour.
4. Serve with chips or quesadilla or in Burrito.

Mango salsa :

Mango salsa its with tomato, Onion and cilantro with little sweetness of mango yummm....

Ingredients :

Tomato - deseeded 1 cup chopped finely
Mango - 1 cup finely chopped
Onion - 1/2 cup
Serrano chilli or Jalapeno chilli - 1 tsp chopped finely deseeded
Cilantro - 2 tbsp finely chopped
Garlic - 1 tsp crushed (optional)
Salt and pepper for taste

Method :

1. Mix all ingredients and refrigerate to enhance flavors. serve with chips.

Hot and spicy tomato salsa :

Tomato - 1 chopped roughly
Onion - 1/4 chopped
Habanero chilli (this has more spice level) or Jalapeno chilli - 1 tsp
Cilantro leaves - 1 tbsp
Garlic - 1 pod
Bell pepper red - 1/4 cup
Lemon juice - 1 tbsp
Salt and oil.

Method :

Put everything in the blender and run it until everything is well blended. But they should not be so fine has to chunky enough. Add some cilantro for garnishing. So yummy and serve with tortilla, quesadilla, Burritos.


Regarding chillies each of them will give different taste and if you do not have those particular chilli in your fridge use jalapeno for everything and adjust it according to your spice levels.

Parita  – (May 12, 2009 at 11:31 AM)  

i love quesadillas...lovely clicks, perfect :)

chef and her kitchen  – (May 12, 2009 at 11:35 AM)  

Look at the feast....Lovely..I am inviting myself there lol..

Pooja  – (May 12, 2009 at 11:51 AM)  

Love them pavithra..Yummy feast...

Padma  – (May 12, 2009 at 12:29 PM)  

Love quesadillas... nice click... I am hungry want to have it now :)

Kalai  – (May 12, 2009 at 12:50 PM)  

Wonderful Quesadilla and salsa recipes. You have a very nice and clean space and I love your food decorations.Thank you for visiting my blog.

Christo Gonzales  – (May 12, 2009 at 12:57 PM)  

this is an excellent post! you did a beautiful job!

Anonymous –   – (May 12, 2009 at 1:10 PM)  

Oh my! such detailed version.Love it

ARUNA  – (May 12, 2009 at 2:05 PM)  

hola senorita....gorgeous mecican feast :))
C i go spanish seeing the dish!!!

Priya Suresh  – (May 12, 2009 at 2:05 PM)  

Wondeful quesadillas...just drooling here! wat a lovely collections of salsas, mouthwatering!

Chef Jeena  – (May 12, 2009 at 2:15 PM)  

And what a feast it is! I love this Pavithra I would be eating every one of those dips, my taste buds would be dancing Mexican style. :-D

sree  – (May 12, 2009 at 2:19 PM)  

wow qué fiesta!..:)
lovely pictures too

Vishali  – (May 12, 2009 at 3:10 PM)  

LOve them all ...i dont have words to say..i am drooling :)!

Recipeswap  – (May 12, 2009 at 3:49 PM)  

wow this is such a good mexican spread!

kittymatti  – (May 12, 2009 at 4:09 PM)  

Kooookoooo! Oh wow!!! What a lovely mexican meal... The pics look great! Will soon be posting my version too!

kittymatti  – (May 12, 2009 at 4:16 PM)  

Felt like coming back to this post:) U have done a great job dear.. Guac, mango salsa, salsa everything is superb!!! Such a wholesome meal! EXCELLENT!!

Ramya Vijaykumar  – (May 12, 2009 at 6:59 PM)  

Quesadillas are my fav... idle food for munchin... with those salsas and those crisy tortillas wow I could finish off the entire plate...

Archy  – (May 12, 2009 at 7:19 PM)  

Hey, wonderful.. tempting mexican feast for eyes !! Looks so gud an colorful !!

Unknown  – (May 12, 2009 at 8:05 PM)  

A real feast with a variety of salsas. Love mexican food.

Home Cooked Oriya Food  – (May 12, 2009 at 9:03 PM)  

I am hungry again though I just had heavy dinner... Fabulous stuff..

Priyameena  – (May 12, 2009 at 9:35 PM)  

Mexican food is my fav..Quesadilla looks Yummy dear..You really have a lot of patience to cook all three sides at the same time..

Nithya  – (May 12, 2009 at 11:33 PM)  

Wow kalakareenga Anni.. awesome.. its extremely mouth watering :)wish you were here. I would have tasted all ur dishes..

Vrinda  – (May 13, 2009 at 9:29 AM)  

Lovely feast Pavitra with nice presentation..i would lov to hav guacamole with tortilla chips,yummy

Anonymous –   – (May 13, 2009 at 9:31 AM)  

What a fabulous feast! Quesadillas are delightful and love all of the salsas!

Pavithra Kodical  – (May 13, 2009 at 9:40 AM)  

Love mexican food anytime..Great job.Everything is mouthwatering ohh mango salsa my favorite:)  – (May 13, 2009 at 10:59 AM)  

Hey Pavithra,
How do I get your posts on my reader? I don't see a followers list :(
Love the quesadillas. Din't know that meant cheese.
Lovely pics nad love the salsas

Pavithra Elangovan  – (May 13, 2009 at 12:10 PM)  

Thanks everyone for ur lovely words.

Dori  – (May 13, 2009 at 4:27 PM)  

That is quite a spread, everything looks delicious!

gtyuk  – (May 14, 2009 at 7:31 AM)  

wowo wow wow, I love all of them, what a colorful platter, may I join the feast?

Valarmathi Sanjeev  – (May 15, 2009 at 1:46 AM)  

Lovely collection of salsas. Looks wonderful and yummyyyyyyy....

Poonam  – (August 29, 2010 at 6:33 AM)  

liked your blog, and recipes very well explained.... Nice one

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