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Platanos en mole

A dish for any time of the day. Serves eight.


  • 3 ripe plantains
  • 0.5 lb. high-quality chocolate
  • 2 ounces “pepitoria” (pumpkin seeds?)
  • 2 ounces sesame
  • 0.5 ounce cinnamon
  • 2 chiles pasa (a kind of red chile pod similar to chile pasilla)


  • Slice the plantains horizontally in slightly diagonal high-centimeter strips and fry until golden
  • Roast the pumpkins seeds, sesame, cinnamon and chile in a pan
  • Mix the chocolate with two cups of water and combine with the spices; blend until smooth
  • Drip the sauce on the plantains, sugar to taste, and boil for five minutes

This recipe is via recetas.aquiguatemala.net.


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  1. Thank you very much to include this prescription in your blog.

    Pepitoria is pumpkin seeds

    Congratulations by the content of blog.

  2. xensen

    Gracias, Hugo

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