Pasilla Negro Pepper


Pasilla Negro pepper have a long, purple pod similar to ancho chile peppers, pasillas are one of the most popular chilesThey clock in at 3-5 heat level, on a scale of 10.


Other names: Pasilla de Oaxaca, chili negro, chilagra
Translations: パシーラネグロペッパー, Pasilla Negro pipirų, Pasilla الفلفل الزنجي, Pasilla čierne korenie, Пасілла негрів Пеппер, Pasilla poivre noir, Пасилла црнац бибер, Pasilla 흑인 페퍼, Pasilla černý pepř, Pasilla Pepe Negro, Pasilla הכושי פפר, Pasilla Negro Lada, Pasilla नीग्रो मिर्च, Pasilla Pepper Negro, Pasilla Pepper Negro, Pasilla黑人辣椒, Пасилла негров Пеппер, Passadís Pepper Negre, Pasilla гора пипер

Physical Description

The pasilla chile or chile negro is the dried form of a variety of Capsicum annuum named for its dark, wrinkled skin. 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 long and often has a twisted shape, which is seldom apparent after drying. It turns from dark green to dark brown when fully mature.

Colors: Reddish brown

Tasting Notes

Flavors: earthy, spicy
Mouthfeel: Spicy
Food complements: Chocolate
Wine complements: Red wine
Beverage complements: Beer, Sangrita, Cider
Substitutes: Prepared mole negro



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