The pasilla chilli, or chilli negro is a dried chilaca chili pepper. It has a rich smoky and earthy flavour, it is used in mole, other stews, salsas and adobo sauces. It can be used to add low to moderate heat to your dish, with a Scoville heat rating (SHU) of 1500-2500 it is not overly spicy.
Pasilla chillies are part of the Holy Trinity of Mexican chillies used to make delicious mole. The other two are Ancho Chilies and Mulato chilies, we have you covered here at El Cielo.