Pasilla Negro (Pa - see - ya) (Nay-grow) (Capsicum AnnuumCap) powder
(40 mesh) is made from grinding whole Pasilla Negros, seeds and pod
both. Pasilla Powder is 100 pure to provide an authentic flavor. The
color is a dark, purplish-black, similar to the color of an eggplant
or raisin. This thin fleshed chile has a berry flavor with
herbaceous tones. The word Pasilla comes from the word pasa which
means little black raisin. Pasilla Negros combined with the Ancho
and Guajillo form the Holy Trinity of chiles used to prepare the
traditional mole sauces. This is a medium hot chile, 3 to 5 on the
heat scale.Scoville units are 1,000-2,000.
Pasilla Negro Powder gives a bit of heat to sauces, salsa, stews and
soups Use in Mexican dishes like Tacos and Enchiladas or just
sprinkled over fish or poultry before baking.