How to make MOLE POBLANO From SCRATCH, The BEST Step BY Step Recipe + SECRET TIPS!!!

Ingredients for Mole Poblano
2 1/2 Ibarra Chocolate bars
6 mulato Chiles or Ancho chiles
6 Pasilla chiles
3 Chipotle chiles
1/2 cup of raisins
1/2 cup of sesame seeds
1/2 cup raw peanuts (no salt- not roasted)
1/4 cup of almonds
1/2 cup of gamesa animal cookies
1 platano macho (plantain)
1 piloncillo (total used was 1/4) OR 1/4 cup of sugar
6 garlic cloves
1/2 large onion or 1 med onion
1 tbsp salt + Extra
1/2 cinnamon stick
1/2 Tbsp cumin seeds
3 pieces of clove
1/2 tsp anis seeds
1/2 tsp coriander seeds
1 cup of lard + extra
1 corn tortilla

To prepare mole
1 to 2 cups of mole paste
3 to 4 cup of chicken broth
1 whole boiled chicken
Toasted sesame seeds

Step 1
Remove seeds from mulato and pasilla chiles (Save mulato seeds to toast in step 3)
Toast mulato and Padilla chiles
Soak in warm water 20 mins until soft
Fry chipotle chiles in 3 tbsp lard until fully- place in same bowl of soaking chiles

Step 2 Frying medium heat
Warm 1/2 cup lard
Fry raisins until fluffy then place in a bow of warm water (save 1/3 cup of raisin water)
Fry tortillas, garlic, onion, peanuts (10 minutes, almonds (15 secs), animal cookings until golden color, plantain until soft

Step 3 Toast on medium heat (continuously stir)
Toast following ingredients for 10 to 15 secs- Cinnamon stick, anis seeds, cloves, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, mulato Chile seeds, then set to the side
Toast 1 tsp salt + sesame seeds (save some for garnish)

Step 4 blend spice
Blend toasted spices first- cinnamon , anis seeds, clove, coriander seeds, sesame seeds, mulato Chile seeds
Add raisin + water, plantain, animal cookies, peanuts, almonds, garlic, onion, chiles + chili water
Blend slowly and starting picking speed.
My blender was over worked! Try step 4 in batches of 3 to assure a smooth blend
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