Mulato (Ancho) dried chilli
The Mulato is a mild and very popular Mexican chilli. The fruits are dried once fully ripe – a deep chocolate colour. This chilli is widely used in Mexican cooking to make mild and fruity flavoured sauces (mole). See the Red Mole Paste , Beans in Mole and Chicken Enchiladas recipes on our recipe page.The dried fruits are about 2.5″ wide and 4″ long and heart-shaped. This chilli is commonly used in conjunction with Ancho Poblano and Pasilla dried chillies to make Mexican mole sauces.