Ingredients to make traditional flour tortillas recipe:
- 4 1/2 cups of flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3 tablespoons of vegetable shortening
- 1/2 cup of warm water (or the necessary one).
How to make traditional flour tortillas:
Step NO 1
Sift flour and salt over bowl; add the butter and mix until the paste is lumpy.
Step NO 2
Little by little, add the water until it forms a ball; Cover it with a kitchen towel and let it rest for about 30 minutes.
Step NO 3
To form the tortillas, make the testals the same size and pat them into thin circles.
Step NO 4
Now cook the tortillas on a hot comal; when cooked on one side, flip and flatten lightly with fingertips; leave until light brown spots appear. If you liked the recipe for traditional flour tortillas , we suggest you enter our category of Tortilla Recipes .