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The Pasilla Negro (Pa - see - ya) (Nay-grow) (Capsicum AnnuumCap) powder (40 mesh) is made from grinding whole Pasilla Negros, seeds and pod both. Pasilla Powder is 100% pure to provide an authentic flavor. The color is a dark, purplish-black, similar to the color of an eggplant or raisin. This thin fleshed chile has a berry flavor with herbaceous tones. The word Pasilla comes from the word pasa which means little black raisin. Pasilla Negros combined with the Ancho and Guajillo form the Holy Trinity of chiles used to prepare the traditional mole sauces. This is a medium hot chile, 3 to 5 on the heat scale. Scoville units are 1,000-2,000.