February 27, 2012

How to make Mexican Quesadilla

Learn how to make Mexican quesadilla.

Mexican food is very famous for it's spicy and tangy taste. Here it's a homemade recipe for Mexican Quesadilla. But it's a with fusion  taste. It is rich with beans as well as cheese and paneer, to fulfill the requirement of vitamin, protein and calcium. Here in this recipe I have used tortillas with the recipe from pizza wrap. Even tortillas can be stored in freezer for 2 to 3 months if sealed in zip lock bag.
Preparation time - 25 minutes
Cooking time - 20 minutes
Serves - 4 person

Ingredients to make Mexican quesadilla:

4 big tortillas
1/2 cup baked beans
1/4 cup boiled kidney beans
1/4 cup soy beans
3 table spoons boiled sweet corns
1/2 cup small cubes of paneer
1/4 cup process cheese
1/4 cup mozzarella cheese
1 onion finely chopped
1 tomato finely chopped
2 to 3 green chilies finely chopped
Salt to taste
1 table spoon oil
1/4 cup chopped coriander leaves
2 tea spoon garlic paste

For assembling:

2 table spoon salsa sauce
Butter or oil for grilling or frying 
4 table spoon cheese

To serve with:

Tomato ketch up
Salsa sauce

Method to make Mexican Quesadilla:
  • Heat oil in a pan and add onion, garlic to it. Fry till onion turns light brown. 
  • Now add spices and boiled beans to it. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add coriander leaves, paneer and cheese to it. Mix well and remove from flame.
  • Let it cool at room temp.
Method to assemble Mexican Quesadilla:
  • Take a tortilla and spread salsa sauce over it. Now spread bean's stuffing over it and spread cheese. Cover with another tortilla. Press gently.
  • Repeat the process for remaining.
  • Shallow fry with oil or butter on non stick griddle - tavi. Or cut the quesadilla in 6 equal parts and grill them. Apply butter on both sides of them. 
  • Garnish with greens of spring onion. Hot and spicy Mexican quesadillas are ready to serve. Serve with tomato ketch up or salsa sauce.


  1. What spices do you put in your quesadilla? None were mentioned in your ingredients!

  2. Hi Nandini you have to add salt and green chilies as spices. That is mentioned in ingredients. And above all salsa sauce has to be spread over tortilla. Thanks . Have a happy cooking.