Corn Tortillas

Corn Tortillas

Quick and simple to make. They are a great accompaniment to many Mexican dishes and can also be deep fried to make tortilla chips!


Corn Tortillas

Makes 10

300 grammes Masa Harina

Pinch of salt (optional)

300 millilitres warm water



  1. Put the masa harina, salt (if using) and water in a bowl and knead well until you get a soft dough

  2. Divide into 10 equal pieces and roll into balls

  3. Place each ball in a plastic bag and place in the tortilla press or press down using a heavy pan

  4. Carefully peel back the plastic

  5. Cook in a non-stick dry pan over a medium heat for 1 minute or so, flipping over during cooking time until cooked

  6. Keep warm in a clean tea towel

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