Enchilada Sauce - Mexico

Enchilada is a traditional Mexican dish. The words comes from enchilar, which means add Chili peppers to something. The traditional enchilada sauce mainly consists of Chile peppers.

Homemade enchilada sauce is quick, delicious and easy to make, with all ingredients readily available in your pantry. 

For the marathon this week the theme is Condiment from Countries, wherein we have to choose condiments, sauces, spreads or seasonings - its week 3 - day 15.  

Let's go today's recipe Enchilada Sauce from Mexico.


1 Tablespoon Butter
3 Cloves Garlic - finely chopped
3 Tomatoes 
1 Tablespoon Tomato sauce
1 Teaspoon Red chilly flakes
1 Teaspoon Oregano
2 Cubes Cheese - optional


In a mixer jar add the tomatoes, garlic and puree to a fine paste .

In pan heat butter add the chilly flakes, tomato sauce and saute for a minute, then add the ground paste and cook till it thickens to a sauce like consistency . Remove in a bowl and cool. 

To make cheesy sauce  - add the cubes of cheesy when the sauce is hot, mix well .  The sauce is ready. 

Labels : Jams & Sauces, Enchilada, Mexico, Tomato, Homemade, Continental Cuisine, Blogging Marathon, Mexican

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Sneha's Recipe
Sneha's Recipe

Happy Home-maker and culinary enthusiast.


  1. That is an easy sauce and even my condiment today is from Mexico

  2. Enchilada sauce looks so delicious and flavorful.

  3. That's another useful sauce to have handy..good one..

  4. Love the flavor of this sauce.. nice choice

  5. Cheese is a great addition here.

  6. will try this soon. I usually go for store bought one. this is very good.

  7. Enchilada sauce looks absolutely irresistible, droolworthy.

  8. Such a simple and delicious enchilada sauce.

  9. That is a simple and flavorful sauce.