Bean Nachos

Bean Nachos

From   Mummy Ka Magic

Prep: 9 hours

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Mexican

These nachos are very healthy made with whole wheat flour and baked


  • Whole wheat flour 2 cups + to dust
  • Butter 4 tbsps
  • Baking powder 1 tsp
  • Onion seeds (kalonji) 1 tsp
  • Crushed black peppercorns 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Yogurt 2 tbsps
  • Kidney beans (rajma), boiled 4 tbsps
  • Sweet corn kernels makai ke dane), boiled 4 tbsps
  • Medium tomatoes, finely chopped 3
  • Tomato ketchup 3 tbsps
  • Lemon juice 4 tsps
  • Oil to grease
  • Processed cheese, grated as required


  • Take flour in a mixing bowl, add butter and mix with finger tips till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add baking powder, onion seeds, crushed peppercorns, salt and yogurt and mix well.
  • Add water, a little at a time, and knead into a hard dough. Cover with a damp cloth and rest the dough for 15-20 minutes.
  • Take kidney beans in another bowl, add corn kernels, tomatoes, tomato ketchup, lemon juice and salt and mix well.
  • Preheat oven to 180ยบ C. Grease a baking tray.
  • Divide the dough into two portions. Sprinkle some dry flour on worktop and roll each portion into thin discs. Cut them into 1 inch wide strips and then cut the strips into small triangles. Prick the triangles with a fork so that they do not puff up while baking.
  • Arrange the nachos on the baking tray in single file, keep the tray in the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes. Take the tray out of the oven and set aside to cool down to room temperature.
  • Arrange the nachos on a serving platter, spread the kidney beans mixture over them and top with generous amount of grated cheese. Serve immediately.