Corn tortillas are made with masa harina finely ground cornmeal and are very quick and simple to make.
Horseradish sauce ingredients. Fresh corn tortillas can be stored in a plastic storage bag in the fridge for up to 10 days. Consistency is key when mixing your masa for homemade corn tortillas. Depending on the diameter you require for the dish roll out the dough into 6 150 mm. Reheat corn tortillas in a skillet or griddle over high heat until fully warmed through.
To make the corn tortillas mix the flours oil and salt and make a dough by adding enough warm water. Add the 2 cups of masa harina and 12 teaspoon salt to a mixing bowl. Corn tortillatortilla flour tortillacorn tortilla. Corn flour or maize flour forms the traditional tortilla in mexican cuisine.
Or if you have a gas burner you can very carefully use tongs to place the tortillas one at a time directly over the flame. Knead the dough well and keep or 12 hour. A great accompaniment to many mexican dishes they can also be deep fried to make tortilla. Now start adding the rest of the warm water incrementally a couple tablespoons at a time and stirring regularly.
No oil is needed to cook the tortillas and although it is best to use a cast iron skillet a comal can also be used thin round griddle like pan. It predates the alternative wheat flour version of the tortilla tortilla de harina or tortilla de trigo in all such cultures as wheat was not grown in the americas prior to european colonization. While flour tortillas are popular corn tortillas actually predate flour tortillas. Or 225 mm.
It will probably look like this. However the corn tortillas should turn light med light brown. Microwave on high in 10 second increments until fully warmed through. Corn tortillas can be traced back to the aztecs while flour tortillas were not produced until the spaniards brought wheat to mexico.
Diameter thin rounds with the help of a little flour. The water amounts are just an estimation as the temperature and humidity will always play a factor in the process. Add one cup of the warm water and stir until all of the water is absorbed.