The freshest, earthy root vegetables meet in an explosion of colour and a subtle, tangy sauce Thomasina Miers’ whole roasted baby beetroots with white mole sauce… Pot Roast Chicken Mole is a Mexican-version of the classic British pot roast chicken: a rich mole sauce, sweetened with 100% Juicy Juice fruit juice, and accented with golden hunks of potato, carrots, and fennel wedges.The chicken and vegetables slowly cook in the fruity mole sauce … Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet … Let me know what you think if you try it! I just love this kind of food! If you are unable to find mole paste in bulk, you can also buy mole paste in a jar. More about me... As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Follow me on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Love the pan pic! Will try the inidanised version . How Much Paste to Buy? When the mole is ready, squeeze in the juice of 1 lime and stir in half the sweetcorn. Last week I reviewed Sarah Britton’s fabulous recipe book My New Roots.One of my favourite recipes from that book was her 10 Spice Chili (she’s Canadian, hence the North American spelling of chilli). Thanks for linking up to #tastytuesdays x, No worries. And yes congratulations , you deserve to be in that list . This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Add the beans and cook for another 4~5 minutes. I must have a look at this book it sounds like it is full of delicious recipes. The ingredients are roasted and ground and then water is added to make a sauce. Congrats Pavani. Add shrimp or pieces of fish (you can use fish or chicken broth when preparing the mole) and turn off the heat after 2 minutes so it continues cooking with recidual heat. . For the final day of this week’s ‘Latin American cuisine’, I have a delicious Mexican chocolate based dish called Mole (mo-lay) sauce. Thanks for commenting Eb x, Wow that looks delicious. Next, add in the sweet potato and red pepper. Mole sauce is a rich, deep, pepper and spice based sauce often poured over chicken in Mexican cooking. Read the Vegetable Ideas to Serve with Chicken Mole discussion from the Chowhound Home Cooking, Mexican food community. Thanks for hosting and for your lovely comments. Put the rest of the sweetcorn in a dish to serve alongside the mole. Your email address will not be published. Looks fantastic pavani! Mission Fig Mole Sauce. Mole Sauce with Mixed Veggies & Beans (Vegan Recipe), Dry Chilies (Ancho or California or Guajillo or Pasilla), « Llapingachos Recipe | Ecuadorian Potato Pancakes, Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins for #BreadBakers ». It was like a hearty and comforting chili. Ingredients. Add onion; cook and stir over medium-high heat for 5 minutes. The sauce is then simmered until it is very thick. It is always a hit with those who like spicy foods. I tried the mole trio and was delighted to discover that a green sauce served with simple roasted veggies tucked inside a tortilla was out-of-this-world amazing. Learn how your comment data is processed. Heat 1tbsp oil in a pan add the vegetables and cook till they are tender. I am assuming it to be like our very own sambar where each household in all of the 4 south Indian states have a different recipe. Bookmarking it Pavani. 10 Comments, BM# 77: Week 2/ Day 3 , Thanks, Helen. I do plan to make mole from scratch someday, using Pati Jinich’s recipe for mole poblano.However, that requires many ingredients and lots of patience. Her inspiration for this dish came from the traditional Mexican sauce ‘mole’ (pronounced mol-eh and not like the animal who likes to dig up your garden!). The process is very labour intensive and can often take a day or more. Must try it! Groups / Mole sauce vegetables (0) Weir Having a Dinner Party - July Classes. I generally shred the chicken so it will soak up the mole sauce and serve it with warmed tortillas. It’s really tasty and great for a quick midweek supper. Good for hectic evenings Eb x, This looks lovely! Cook's Hideout is all about delicious vegetarian dishes from India and also from around the world. Add ground cumin, chili powder, ground cinnamon, chopped tomatoes, peppers and jalapeno. Here’s a casserole of corn tortillas stacked with vegetables and cheese, all coated with rich dark reddish-brown chocolate chile sauce–mole enchiladas with spinach, … Dish: Mole Sauce with Beans & Mixed Vegetables. I happen to have a head of cauliflower on hand, so I set to work. Mole is a sauce that has a lot of variations. This mole was inspired by a recent trip to Rick Bayless’s restaurant Frontera. I think the chef modified the recipe to cater to Indian home cooks.This mole sauce has all the necessary ingredients — dried chilies (ancho or guajillo or any other mildly spiced chili), nuts (peanut butter), spices (ground cinnamon and cumin) and bittersweet chocolate. traditional mole takes days to make but your quick version looks delicious! Or why not subscribe to my blog and get delicious, stress free recipes straight to your inbox every week? It exists in countless versions throughout the country, varying in color, consistency, ingredients, and use according to regional preference and family tradition. Mole is a flavorful Mexican sauce made with dried chiles and dark chocolate. Big Thanks to Anuj and his team for this. Her inspiration for this dish came from the traditional Mexican sauce ‘mole’ (pronounced mol-eh and not like the animal who likes to dig up your garden! Congrats Pavani, am sharing that same happiness with you guys. The mole sauce recipe for this braised chicken dish is richly spiced and complex in the traditional Oaxacan style—with the seductive addition of chocolate. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 5 minutes until the onions have softened, but are not brown. This mole cauliflower came about for two reason. Give everything a good stir, then add in the tinned tomatoes, cocoa powder, bay leaves and kidney beans plus some salt and pepper. This is a lovely dish, filling and nutritious with just the right amount of spiciness, not harsh at all. Though the traditional mole sauce you will find in central Mexico takes hours, if not days of slow cooking, I have found a quick recipe that is also very delicious and calls for second helpings every time I make it for guests. Thanks for all your lovely comments Eb x, Thanks, Alison! Give your enchiladas some extra special love–instead of red or green enchilada sauce, give them mole! Required fields are marked *. Bring to the boil, cover with a lid and then turn down and allow to simmer for 20 minutes. Add the onions and cook about 12 minutes, or until lightly browned. Check the Hispanic section of your supermarket. Eb, Your email address will not be published. Soak them in warm water for 30~40 minutes. Molé (pronounced moh-lay) has increased in exposure and popularity all over the world thanks to the culinary genius of chefs such as Rick Bayless, the "King of Mexican cuisine. I reviewed Sarah Britton’s fabulous recipe book My New Roots, Turkey Tikka Masala Meatballs with Bombay New Potatoes. This Vegetable Mole is a simplified, vegetarian version of the traditional Mexican dish, made with sweet potatoes, red peppers, kidney beans and sweetcorn. Hello, I am Pavani, the cook in this hideout. And if you make too much it’s great for lunch the next day Eb x, This looks so good – and i reckon would adapt well to a slow cooker too! 72 members. Stir the sauce well and bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring often. Chocolate in a savoury sauce ? Though obviously these days the sauce is made commercially and can be bought from a shop! i m sure when there is a hit combo chocolate and chili, bitter chocolate inthis savory dish must be tasting awesome!!! Add chili and broth mixture, tomatillos, cumin, and salt; bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Thanks for commenting Eb x, Ooooh Eb, this looks so good! Mole sauce, pronounced mow-lay, is on the top of my list for its complex and layered flavor and is almost always my first choice at any Mexican restaurant. I’m Eb – a professional blogger, busy mum and passionate foodie and it is my mission in life to make cooking EASIER and MORE DELICIOUS! The spicing is pretty delicate actually, just a little tingle…I’m the sort of person who can’t cope with anything stronger than a medium curry and this is nowhere near! Sharmila - The Happie Friends Potpourri Corner. I was initially skeptical about adding chocolate to a savory dish, but the bittersweet chocolate melds beautifully with the other flavors in the dish. You can serve this sauce with shredded poached dark chicken meat or grilled eggplant slices, though it … 4 ½ hours, largely unattended. Vegetables, This group is for vegetable dishes as a main course, side dish, or appetizer. It is a pretty awesome meal: healthy, easy and tasty! Learn how to make Chicken with Mole Sauce. Join the discussion today. Add in the garlic, cumin, chilli powder and cayenne pepper. Seems like a versatile sauce. Roasted root vegetables with Mole Sauce - a tomato based sauce featuring mole mix, a blend of chillies and other spices that gives this sauce a hot, nutty and sweet flavour. It’s a really lovely recipe and very easy to make. Eb x. Mmm, This would be great for a tasty and light dinner. This recipe can be played with easily to tailor it to your own level of hotness and/or cocoa/peanut flavor. Drain and set aside. Vegan Mole sauce is made with dried chiles, peanut butter, spices and chocolate. so I was intrigued to learn more. congratulations Pavani on being the top 100 Indian blogs. Maybe you’ve had chicken mole in a Mexican or Tex-Mex restaurant and didn’t even realize there was chocolate in the sauce. ). Twelve 6-inch tortillas 5 cups mole negro ½ cup vegetable oil Instructions. Lets check out what my fellow marathoners have cooked today for BM# 77. congrats on the mention, Pavani ! Add the prepared mole sauce and cook till warmed through. I love this kind of easy peasy one pot / 30 minutes type of cooking! I tasted mole sauce for the first time in Canada and loved it. Simplifying recipes is what I love to do! In a large bowl combine the vegetables with olive oil, salt, pepper, cumin and chili powder until coated. A good one for a busy weeknight! What a delightful spread you have there Pavani, good read on the sauce!..there are so many dishes for us to try right! Using a comal or cast iron pan set to … It makes for a quick, cheap and substantial meal that captures a little of the spirit of a Mexican mole with a lot less effort. Fill one of the empty tomato tins with water and add this to the saucepan and stir again. I will try it with bulgur wheat next time and maybe persuade my big, fat and ugly hubby (not really) to try it too. Congrats on the top 100 listing! Angela x, Ha, I thought the title might be intriguing!! Read More…. This flavor packed sauce is great to serve over enchiladas or as a dip for fried plantains. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. It’s a great one for a weeknight dinner: quick to make and not too much washing up! mole sauce is very regional – there are red, green, black, yellow and even white mole’s and even more versions particular to specific regions. This sauce generally contains chili peppers (dried and/ or fresh), nuts, spices like cinnamon and cumin and sometimes fruit.There are a ton of different recipes for Mole sauce. Add veggie stock and bring the mixture to a simmer. Yes, I imagine it would adapt well to slow cooker cooking. Mole is actually a generic name for a number of sauces made in Mexican cuisine as well as the dishes based on these sauces. This dish is filling enough to be served on its own but I paired it with brown rice, which just goes perfectly. Pinning it for later. I must admit that I’d never heard of a mole before (other than, as you say, the one that burrows under your lawn and is very cute!) You could always reduce the quantities too. Place cooled pumpkin seeds in a blender and add tomatillos, chiles, lettuce, onion, garlic, cilantro, … Turn off the heat, cool and grind into a smooth paste. Vegan Mole sauce is made with dried chiles, peanut butter, spices and chocolate. 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