Baked Mexican Nacho chips
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These Mexican baked nacho chips are super versatile and also accompanied with Mexican nacho soup, burrito bowl, salads or rice.
Recipe type: Snacks
Serves: 2 person
  • Maize flour / Makki ka aata - ¼ cup
  • Whole wheat flour / aata - ¼ cup
  • Warm water - ¼ - ⅓ cup, as required
  • Salt - ½ tsp or according to taste
  • Carom seeds / ajwain - ¼ tsp
  • Dried oregano - ¼ tsp ( optional )
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Oil / Ghee for brushing - 2-3 tbsp
Instructions ( 1 cup = 250 ml, 1 tbsp = 15 ml, 1 tsp = 5 ml)
  1. In a mixing bowl add whole wheat flour and makki ka aata.
  2. If you don't have makki ka aata replace it with whole wheat flour.
  3. Add salt, carom seeds, and oregano.
  4. You can add chilli flakes too.
  5. Give a nice mix.
  6. Gradually add lukewarm water. Don't add it all together.
  7. Quantity of water depends on the quality of flour.
  8. Make a soft dough.
  9. Kneed for 5 minutes.
  10. Add a tsp of oil and knead again for a minute.
  11. Keep it aside for 10 min.
  12. Divide dough in 6 equal portions.
  13. On a lightly floured surface, roll each portion into a circle.
  14. Roll them as thin as you can just like phulkas.
  15. Prick it with a fork at regular intervals.
  16. Meanwhile, heat iron skillet.
  17. Half Cook tortillas over slow heat on both sides.
  18. We just need to dry them out. No need to cook completely.
  19. Same way prepare all tortillas.
  20. Meanwhile, preheat your oven at 180 degree temperature for 10 min.
  21. Cut them into triangles.
  22. Arrange them into a baking tray.
  23. Now brush them some ghee or cold press oil.
  24. Sprinkle salt, oregano or chili flakes. ( optional )
  25. Bake them for 10 - 15 minutes until the edges start to brown.
  26. Baking time depends on the thickness of your tortillas. So keep an eye while baking.
  27. I kept only the bottom rod on while baking. Rotate the tray half way.
  28. If you are baking in 2 trays, interchange the trays while rotating.
  29. Let them cool down completely. Same way prepare all chips.
  30. If you don't have OTG, you can fry them too.
  31. Fry them in medium hot refined oil, until light brown color and crispy.
  32. Serve this nachos chips with a bowl of Mango salsa, classic salsa or any of your favorite dip.
Recipe by Zeel's Kitchen at