You'd never know how easy it is to make papusas. We always enjoy them at Pilar's tamales. But now that I know how easily they come together, it will be sure to return as a tasty simple option for a weekend lunch, for family & friends who pop in.
In this case I also made a quick spicy slaw, bright warm tomato salsa and topped them with a diced avocado.
Serves 4 for lunch. Doubles easily
Mix two cups Masa Harina with 1 1/2 cups water and two teaspoons salt.
Roll 1/8 cup of mixture into a ball. Flatten into disk. Put a pocket of shredded cheese (and possibly diced green chiles) on the center if the disk and push edges back together to turn it back into a ball. Flatten again and put onto a hot skillet. Pan fry until golden brown.