Homemade Mole Sauce Recipe

A rich sauce famous in Mexico that can be served with roasted chicken or filled into enchiladas.The sauce has got a dark color mainly because of the addition of dark chocolate while preparation. The mole sauce is most often used on a chicken and served along with some tossed rice.

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Homemade Mole Sauce Recipe
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Homemade Mole Sauce Recipe is a very famous sauce in Mexico. There are countless versions for this recipe and many of them make it with different set of ingredients. The authentic mole sauce calls for about 40 ingredients that takes a long process to make. The sauce has got a dark color mainly because of the addition of dark chocolate while preparation. The mole sauce is most often used on a chicken and served along with some tossed rice. There are many variations also and can be added to enchiladas and tacos.

Use the Homemade Mole Sauce to make Chicken mole sauce with brown sweet corn rice recipe to make a nice lunch meal for yourself.

If you are looking for more sauce recipes here are some : 

  1. Béchamel Sauce Recipe (Classic White Sauce for Pastas and Gratins)
  2. Roasted Tomato Pasta Sauce Recipe
  3. Homemade Dijon Mustard Sauce Recipe

Cuisine: Mexican
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

60 M

Total in

70 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 2 Chipotle peppers
  • 1 Onion , sliced
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon Raw Peanuts (Moongphali)
  • 1 Star anise
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 2 Cloves (Laung)
  • 2 inch Dark chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon Dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • 1 tablespoon Raisins
  • 1 tablespoon Makki Ka Atta (Yellow Corn Meal Flour)
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 1 cup Chicken stock
  • Salt , to taste 

How to make Homemade Mole Sauce Recipe

  1. To begin making the Homemade Mole Sauce Recipe we will first, roast the tomatoes by heating a sauce pan with oil, add the whole tomatoes.

  2. In the meanwhile preheat the oven to 180 degree Celsius for 10 minutes.

  3. Once the tomatoes roasted slightly and got light brown on skin, switch off the heat. Take a foil add the tomatoes and drizzle some olive oil and cover the foil and place it in the oven and roast them for about 15 minutes.

  4. In the same pan add some more oil, sliced onions and cloves of garlic and saute until it softens.

  5. Once the onions are sauted switch off the flame, allow it to cool down. Add them into a mixer along with star anise, cloves, cinnamon and raisins. Add little water to blitz it into a smooth paste. Keep it aside.

  6. Take the tomatoes out and chop them up and blitz them also along with toasted peanuts and chipotle chilies to a smooth paste.

  7. Let’s start to make the sauce. Heat the pan with butter once the butter starts to melt, add maize flour and keep whisking it to make a roux.

  8. Add chicken broth and mix well so that there are no lumps formed. Keep whisking till the sauce thickens.

  9. Add in the onion paste and tomato paste and bring it to a boil. Add in your seasonings and broken chocolate now and whisk well. Adjust the salt level and boil for 10 more minutes switch off the flame.

  10. Use the Homemade Mole Sauce to make Chicken mole sauce with brown sweet corn rice recipe to make a nice lunch meal for yourself.

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