For all of us pitta types who love enchiladas but know we really shouldn't eat them--especially in pitta season, Alandi Ayurveda Gurukula student Savitri offers encilantradas, an enchilada-style recipe with a pitta-soothing cilantro sauce. As well as calming pitta, this sauce offers benefits in chelating heavy metals.
Encilantradas (4 servings)
Ingredients for encilantradas sauce
2 cups of cilantro
1/3 cup ghee or coconut oil
1/3 cup soaked peeled almonds
1/3 cup sunflower seeds
1/3 cup pumpkin seeds
1/4 tsp. cumin
1/4 tsp. oregano
2 garlic cloves (roast them)
1-2 cups water (enough to give the consistency of melted chocolate)
1 small slice gluten free bread
Salt and pepper to taste
Blend all the ingredients
Heat oil in a pan and then add the sauce and cook it until it starts to boil.
Ingredients for the encilantradas
Panela cheese, goat cheese or homemade yogurt
Ghee or oil
1-Heat Oil or ghee in a pan and fry the tortilla.
2.-Put it on a plate
3.Cover the tortilla with the sauce and cheese.
4. Repeat step1 throughout 3, 2 times more (each plate is going to have 3 tortillas).
Between layers you may put your favorite roasted or stir fried vegetable such as zucchini or carrots.