Jan 31, 2015

Whole Wheat Tortilla Recipe

Tortillas are so easy to make and taste great with and curries or dips, kabab or anything. I make it quite often and store it between layers of parchment paper in freezer or fridge and use it whenever you need. Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

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Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 30 mins
Makes : 12 tortilla


Whole Wheat Flour / Atta - 2 cup + more as needed
Salt - 1 tsp or to taste
Olive Oil - 2 tblspn
Hot Water as needed


Take flour, salt, oil in a bowl. mix well using your hands to mix in the oil.

Pour in hot water and knead it to a dough using a spoon. Leave the dough to cool enough so you can handle it.

Now knead it well.Cover with a plate and let it rest for 30 mins.

Divide the dough into equal portions.

Take a balls, flatten it, roll it into round tortilla, or you can cut it into rounds using a bowl.

Put the tortilla in hot tawa, cook on both sides till puffy.

Remove and serve warm.

Take all your ingredients

Take wheat flour in a bowl

add in some salt

and some olive oil

mix well, so oil is mixed well with flour

bring water to a boil

Now it has started to boil

pour hot water in wheat flour mix

Mix the dough using spoon...leave the dough to cool a bit 

Now knead it again till smooth

cover with a plate and let it rest for 30 mins

now knead the dough once

divide it into equal portions

take a dough ball

flatten it slightly

roll it out..If you can make perfect round then you dont have to cut it out.

I cannot make perfect rounds anyway, so i used a bowl to cut neat rounds

put the rolled round in hot tawa

flip over once it is done lightly

flip over and cook, it will puff up

look how puffy it has become



  1. What is the substitute for olive oil?? Shall I use normal veg oil??

  2. Parchment and aluminium foil is the same? Also could you please show the picture how do you store this using parchment paper.

  3. what is the difference btw chappatti & tortillas?

  4. @Anonymousparchment and foil are diff. Take square strips of paper, place it between tortilla and put the whole thing in a ziploc baggie and put it in fridge or freezer.

  5. @Anonymoustortilla are made with boiling hot water and little bit dense and chewy

  6. Its like I'm hooked to ur blog all the time..everything Is so well explained ..keep going aarthi

  7. For how long will it be good?

  8. @Anonymousit will stay good for 3 to 4 days in fridge.


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