The dried form of the poblano, ancho chiles are one of the "holy trinity" (together with the mulato and pasilla) used to make many of the myriad traditional Mexican mole sauces. Mildly sweet with a plum-like flavor, ancho chiles won't overpower dishes with too much heat. Traditionally pureed and used in sauces, anchos also add interest to soups and salsas.
Weight & Volume Equivalence
We sell our spices in these sizes for easy jar refilling at home.
On average, a small pouch is roughly a half a cup by volume.
On average, a medium pouch is roughly one cup by volume.