Vegan Chile Relleños

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Chile relleños is a delicious meal, yet for those of us who are vegan or don't eat eggs, it's a treat we haven't been able to relish. Now guest blogger Savitri offers us vegan relleños full of healthy veggies!

Ingredients

  • 4 poblano peppers
  • 3 zucchinis, shredded
  • 3 carrots, shredded
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • 2 tsp. coconut oil (if you are not vegan you may use ghee)
  • ¼ tsp. fennel seeds
  • ¼ tsp. cumin powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cooking oil as needed (ghee or coconut oil)

Preparation

Step 1: Roasting the peppers:

  • Wash the peppers and set oven on broil.
  • Pour some oil over the peppers and put them in the oven.
  • Allow the skins to blister and blacken.
  • When they are roasted well, close them up in a paper bag so that the skins soften.
  • Peel the peppers, discarding the skins.

Step 2

  • In a pan, sauté the spices for 8 seconds, except the paper and salt.
  • Add the zucchini. After 5 minutes, add the carrots.
  • In a different pan, put some coconut oil or ghee, and cook the raisins until they get big. Add to the zucchini and carrots.
  • Let it cook for another 5 minutes.

Step 3: Prepare the sauce!

Pistachio sauce

Ingredients

1 cup of soaking pistachios

1 cup of water

¼ cup kefir or yogurt

¼ tsp. cumin

1 garlic clove

2 tsp. rice flour

salt and pepper

Preparation

  1. In a pan, toast the rice flour until it has a light golden color.
  2. Put all the ingredients in the blender.

Step 4:

  1. Turn the oven on at 325 F
  2. Stuff the chillies.
  3. Grease a Pyrex pan and place the chiles inside.
  4. Pour about 1/4 of the sauce over each chile.

Alakananda Ma is a Certified Ayurvedic Doctor (NAMA) and graduate of a top London medical school. She is co-founder of Alandi Ayurveda Clinic and Alandi Ayurveda Gurukula in Boulder Colorado, as well as a spiritual mother, teacher, flower essence maker and storyteller. Alakananda is well known and highly respected in the Ayurveda community both nationally and internationally.

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