SPRIG-mole

Mexican Molé

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Classic Mexican Spice Paste. Four kinds of chilé, toasted nuts and rich cocoa, and some exotic flavours together make an authentic mole. Stir into soups, sauces and stews or just spread it on tortillas for some Mexican magic.

 

Net wt: 100 gm

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Description

How about adding some chocolate to a very spicy dish? A dish, which will give you an instant high from the richness of the cocoa and take you to that happy place? Sprig molé paste promises just that!

What is Molé?

Molé is the national dish of Mexico. It is a Mexican hot chilli paste, made with four different kinds of chilies, nuts, cocoa and other Mexican spices. The sauce has a rich, complex and nutty taste that needs to be savoured. It is spicy, without being too intense and has just the right amount of cocoa that reminds you of chocolate without being overpoweringly sweet.

Making molé from scratch is a slow and laborious process. It requires a number of ingredients that are near impossible to source locally. Sprig molé paste makes the cooking process a simple joy, allowing you to skip the time-consuming steps like deseeding and roasting of various peppers and hours of simmering and roasting over a slow flame.

You can now bring traditional Mexican food into your kitchen with our unique combination of Mexican chilies, cocoa, nuts and other spices that gives the sauce a smoky and rich flavor. Be prepared to experience a truly unique, exotic and flavoursome dish.

How to use Molé paste?

Brown chicken in a little oil and then cook it in chicken broth when it is almost cooked through, add a few tablespoons of molé paste to get the desired consistency. Garnish with toasted white sesame seeds and viola! Serve with soft fluffy rice and enjoy! It goes equally well with whole-wheat roti, which can be a very good substitute for Mexican tortillas.

There are many other ways to use this molé paste. You could use it to marinate your favourite meat along with some garlic and vegetable oil. Throw it on the grill to give it another dimension of chargrilled smoky flavor. You can also add it to your favourite cookie recipe. Savoury cookies can be an interesting combination with your afternoon tea. For a vegetarian version you can use bell peppers instead of chicken.

Benefits?

Molé sauce is packed with Vitamin B, riboflavin, phosphorus, iron, magnesium, calcium, zinc, and niacin. The nuts give plant based omega-3 fat; they are good for the heart and very rich in vitamins. They are also rich in antioxidants. Chilies have vitamin B6 and folic acid and carotenoids. The cocoa in the sauce is rich in flavonoids that helps in reducing bad cholesterol, reducing blood pressure and it also prevents blood clots. It also known to have anti-depressant and mood-elevating properties.

All the best dishes have a balance between sweet, savory and tangy. This paste instantly transforms your dish into a deeply balanced plate of goodness, with earthy undertones.

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Weight 100 g

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