How to make Mini Tostadas -

A saviour for large unplanned parties…looks excellent and requires minimum effort!

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Party Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Readymade Tostadas (रेडिमेड टोस्टाडास), Cottage Cheese

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Mini Tostadas

Mini Tostadas Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Mini Tostadas Recipe

  • Readymade Tostadas readymade 12

  • Cottage Cheese cut into small pieces 50 grams

  • Iceberg lettuce torn into bite size pieces a few

  • Pomegranate (anar) 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh parsley a few sprigs

  • For salsa

  • Corn kernels 1/2 cup

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Green capsicum cut into small pieces 1 medium

  • Red capsicum cut into small pieces 1 medium

  • Yellow capsicum cut into small pieces 1 medium

  • Black peppercorns crushed 7-8

  • Paprika 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon


Step 1

For the salsa, roast corn kernels in a pan on high heat to scorch them slightly. Add olive oil and onion and sauté till translucent.

Step 2

Remove from heat and transfer into a bowl. Set aside to cool.

Step 3

Place the capsicums and cottage cheese in a separate bowl. Add crushed peppercorns, paprika, coriander leaves, salt and lemon juice and mix well.

Step 4

Add the sautéed corns and balsamic vinegar. Adjust salt and toss to mix.

Step 5

To assemble, place tostadas on a plate and place a piece of lettuce leaf on each. Spoon some salsa on each tostada.

Step 6

Garnish with pomegranate kernels and parsley sprigs and serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.