Recipe by AlainaF
READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 16 memelas




  • Prepare Sauce: Broil the tomatoes and green chile(s) about 2-3" from the coils, on both sides. Peel tomatoes and chiles, core tomatoes, puree with onion in food processor with a little salt.
  • Heat oil in frying pan over medium high heat, pour in sauce, a little first, then the rest, heat bubbling until it thickens 2-5 minutes. Add coriander
  • Memelas: Mix 1/2 tsp salt, 2 cups masa harina and 1 1/3 cups of water with a wooden spoon Turn into a nice dough.
  • Divide into 16 pieces
  • Heat frying pan over medium high heat
  • Roll out memelas to about 3" x 4" between sheets or parchment, wax paper or plastic.
  • Fry 3-4 at a time until lightly golden on each side
  • If possible, shape them into little dishes with raised edges
  • Sprinkle cheese on each memela, spoon on sauce, heat them in a 350F oven for 2-3 minutes.