Nachos, also called as tortilla chips or corn chips go very well with cheese sauce. Now you can also make these at home very easily. To make a healthier version, you can bake these instead of deep frying. Pour the delicious warm cheese sauce over the crispy nachos and enjoy!
- ½ Cup all-purpose flour (Maida)
- 1 ½ Cup cornmeal (Makke ka atta)
- ½ Tsp crushed black pepper
- ½ Tsp oil
- Salt to taste
For Cheese Sauce:
- 2 Tbsp butter
- 1 Tbsp all-purpose flour (Maida)
- 1 Cup milk
- 2 Processed cheddar cheese cubes (40 gm) OR Sharp cheddar cheese
- 1/8 Tsp turmeric powder
- 1/8 Tsp red chilli powder
- Salt to taste
Steps to Make Nachos:
- In a bowl, take 1 ½ cup corn meal (makke ka atta) and add 1/2 cup all purpose flour (maida).
- Add 1/2 tsp crushed black pepper, 1/8 tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp cooking oil and some salt to taste.
- Mix it well and make a medium soft dough by adding a little water at a time. You have to knead the dough for at least 2-3 min.
- Once the dough is ready, cover it and keep it aside for 10 min.
- After 10 min, take a small portion of the dough. Sprinkle some plain flour on a platform and start rolling it thin using a rolling pin. Your tortilla sheet is now ready.
- Cut this sheet in 6-8 equal triangular shapes using a pizza cutter or knife.
- Prick these nachos using a fork so that they don’t swell up while frying.
- Gently lift the nachos and drop them in hot oil. Fry them till they become crisp on low to medium flame. Once done, take them on a paper towel.
Steps to Make the Sauce:
- Heat a pan and add 2 tbsp butter.
- Once the butter melts, add 1 tbsp all purpose flour. Cook it for 2-3 min by constantly stirring it till the raw smell of all purpose flour goes off.
- Add little bit of turmeric powder to the sauce and sauté for few seconds.
- Add little bit of chili powder. You can skip this if you do not want add it.
- Add milk to the sauce and make sure that you continuously stir the sauce. Stirring would make sure no lumps are created in the sauce.
- Add 40 gm processed cheddar or sharp cheddar cheese and some salt to taste.
- Mix it well and cook it for few min till the sauce becomes thick.
- Switch off the flame and let the sauce become warm (not cold).
- Pour this sauce on your nachos. Your crispy nachos with delicious cheese sauce are ready. Enjoy!
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