START! Tasty Tacos


START!™ Tasty Tacos Recipe


The taco the town!

Ingredients :

For the tacos :

  • 1½ teacups maize flour
  • 1 teacup wheat flour
  • 3 tsp oil
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • oil for deep frying
  • 1 tbsp START! Curry Sauce

For the stuffing (traditional) :

  • 1 teacup red kidney beans (rajma)
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp START! Sauce
  • salt to taste


For the stuffing (simplified) :

  • 1 large can (450 gms) baked beans
  • 2 tbsp START! Sauce
  • salt to taste

For the green sauce :

  • 3 large green tomatoes
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 4 to 5 green chillies, chopped
  • 2 tsp white vinegar (approx.)
  • 1 tbsp START! Sauce
  • salt to taste


For serving sides:

  • ½ teacup tomato ketchup
  • 2 tsp START! sauce
  • 3 tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 spring onions, chopped
  • 2 teacups lettuce leaves, chopped
  • a little cabbage (optional), chopped
  • salt to taste


Method :

For the tacos :

  • Combine the flours. Mix the oil, START!, and salt to make a soft dough by using enough water.
  • Roll out thin rounds about 100 mm, (4″) in diameter with the help of maida. Prick lightly with a fork. Deep fry in hot oil on both sides and then bend into a ‘U’ shape while hot.
  • Keep the tacos in an air-tight tin.

For the stuffing (traditional) :

  • Soak the beans overnight. Cook the beans in a pressure cooker.
  • Drain. Heat the ghee in a vessel and sauté the onion for some time.
  • Put the beans, tomato ketchup, START!,butter and salt and cook for some time.
  • When cooked, mash the beans slightly.

For the stuffing (simplified) :

  • Drain the beans and mash them a little. Put the START! and salt and warm a little.

For the green sauce :

  • Chop the tomatoes into big pieces.
  • Put the onion, START!, green chillies and ½ teacup of water and cook.
  • When cooked, blend in a blender and strain. Put the vinegar and salt.

How to serve :

  • Make a red sauce by mixing the tomato ketchup and START! sauce.
  • Combine the chopped tomatoes, spring onions, lettuce leaves, cabbage and salt. In the fold of each taco, fill a little stuffing, add the green and the red sauce and fill with the chopped vegetables.
  • Again sprinkle a little red sauce and serve.



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