Pasilla (Chilaca) Chili Pepper Seeds
The name Pasilla
literally means "little raisin" and refers to the dark wrinkled skin of these dried peppers.. The Pasilla
is actually the dried form of the Chilaca Pepper
are used in many sauces including the popular Mole Sauce.
is mild to medium-hot and has a delicious rich-flavored It is generally 6 to 8 inches (15 to 20 cm) long and 1 to 1.5 inches (2.5 to 4 cm) in diameter. The fresh narrow Chilaca
can measure up to 9 inches (22 cm) long and often has a twisted shape, which is seldom apparent after drying. It turns from dark green to dark brown when fully mature.