Pupusas

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“From the streets of El Salvador, these are masa 'cakes' with a filling that is fried. The usual fillings are meat or cheese but there is no reason why beans etc could not be used.”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix the masa harina, water into a dough which is soft but not sticky. Be prepared to add more flour if necessary. If it is too dry, add more water.
  2. To make a 3 inch round pupusa, take about half a cup of dough and roll it into a ball. flatten with your hand.
  3. Put the filling in the centre [in this case, cheese, cilantro, salt and pepper].
  4. Work the edges up over the filling and again form a ball, completely enclosing the filling.
  5. Flatten each ball to about 1/4 inch or less and cook the pupusas on a hot, lightly oiled griddle for about 3 minutes per side, or until both sides are lightly browned.
  6. Serve warm.

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