How to make Jain Tostada - A very tasty snack, this can be had by the Jains too.

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Main Ingredients : Corn tortillas (मकई के टौरतिया), Red kidney beans (rajma) (राजमा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Jain Tostada

Hindi: makai
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Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Jain Tostada Recipe

  • Corn tortillas 4-6 small

  • Red kidney beans (rajma) boiled 1 cup

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Tomato finely chopped ¼ cup + For topping

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar ½ teaspoon

  • Corn kernels boiled For topping

  • Iceberg lettuce leaves 2-3

  • processed cheese grated as required


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 2

Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan. Add green chillies and sauté for 30 seconds. Add tomato and kidney beans, mix and cook for a minute. Add salt, chilli powder and sugar and mix well. Add some water, mix and mash the mixture using a masher. Remove from heat.

Step 3

Deep-fry each tortilla in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 4

Top each fried tortilla with some kidney beans mixture and corn kernels.

Step 5

Finely chop iceberg lettuce leaves and top over the kidney beans mixture followed by some grated cheese and some tomatoes.

Step 6

Serve immediately.