Instead of Bread – Popular Kefir Cheese Tortillas in a Frying Pan

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  • 8Servings
  • 20 mPrep Time
  • 15 mCook Time
  • 35 mReady In
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Kefir cheese tortillas are an old and proven version of simple home baking. They are prepared with different fillings or simply served instead of bread.

This recipe with a photo will appeal to every housewife, especially if there is no time to cook delicious dishes. Cheese tortillas are cooked very quickly, primarily due to their large size. Yes, and the dough on kefir is kneaded instantly and does not require a long proofing.


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Step by step method

  • Step 1

    First of all, we prepare the filling. We mix cottage cheese with chopped herbs and salt, boil potatoes, etc. Sift wheat flour through a sieve into a deep bowl. Add salt and soda to it, mix well with a spoon.

  • Step 2

    We make a small hole in the flour and pour kefir into it a little, mixing thoroughly with a spoon. When the mass begins to gather into a lump, proceed to kneading with your hands. Knead on the table, adding flour as needed.

  • Step 3

    Wet hands with vegetable oil, mix a little more and divide into equal parts. We roll each piece into a circle, put the filling in the middle. We connect the edges in the center and carefully roll out a rather thin workpiece.

  • Step 4

    Fry in a pan on both sides until golden brown in a small amount of vegetable oil. Still hot pastries, it is advisable to grease with butter for flavor. There are such tortillas are most delicious hot.

Tips & variations

  • Such tortillas can be prepared not only with cheese, but literally with any filling. From what? Read below.

  • With potato. To prepare the potato filling, you need to peel the potatoes, wash and boil until tender. At this time, fry the onion in vegetable oil until golden brown. Drain the water from the potatoes, mash well, add the butter and onion. Mix and chill.

  • Tortillas with onions are very tasty. To do this, you need to take kefir, soda, onions, ground black pepper, chicken egg, herbs and wheat flour. Further, everything is simple: peel and finely chop the onion and add it to the dough in the middle of the batch (while it is still quite liquid).

  • With sausage or ham. For cooking, you will need any sausage, herbs, flour, kefir, salt, sugar and baking powder. Then you can do two options: either cut the products for the filling, connect and wrap inside, or add directly to the dough.

  • Kefir tortilla are incredible horizons for experimentation. They can be fried with or without oil. Cook with various additives, suitable, grated cheese, finely chopped sausage, herbs, green or onion, garlic, aromatic seasonings. You can make cakes stuffed with cottage cheese, Adyghe cheese, finely chopped meat, fried minced meat, stewed cabbage, mushrooms.

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