They say Mexican food is the closest to Indian food you can ever find. Enchilada is a Mexican dish that originated in Mexico but is also popular in Spain and other parts of the world. It is a dish in which a corn tortilla/ flour tortilla is rolled with vegetable/meat stuffing and is baked with a spicy sauce that is exclusively made for enchiladas. 

Usually the sauce is readily available in the supermarket but I always prefer to make it fresh at home sans preservatives. It's really easy and consumes less than 10 minutes to prepare this sauce. The aroma of the sauce can leave your tummy rumbling. Also you can preserve the sauce in the refrigerator or freeze them if you make them in bulk. But Trust me making it each time is a lot easier and like I said less time consuming.. plus you've FRESH sauce for your enchiladas :)
Check out my upcoming post on enchiladas this week. 

This portion that I've posted here serves- 7-8 enchiladas

Tomato, blanched and pureed 1
Tomato sauce ½ cup
Onion, small, finely chopped 1
Garlic, minced 2 pods
Jeera/ cumin powder 1 tsp
Red Chilli powder 1 tsp
Oil 3 tsp
Salt As needed
1. Heat oil in a pan and add the inion and garlic. Saute till they become transclusent. Then add the tomato puree, fry  for a minute or two until the raw smell goes. To this add the tomato sauce, red chilli powder, cumin powder and boil until it attains a thick saucy consistency. Transfer it to a serving bowl and allow it to cool. Use it for the enchiladas.


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