| Chile Puya Dried Chile Pepper by El Sol de Mexico 2 oz.
#ChilePuya pronounced [POO-yuh], also referred to as Pulla are chiles that resemble the chile #guajillo in appearance (Puyas are smaller) and flavor; the puya being hotter without scorching and has a #fruity flavor, with #licorice and #cherry undertones. Dried Puya Chile pods are long and thin red peppers that are a bit translucent and have crimson to purplish color. They pack a pungent, dry and bit dusty intense heat which makes them a favorite for #salsas . Puya chiles can be used as ingredients for pizzas, various meat dishes especially pork and beef, stuffed pasta, as well as chicken and fish in Asian cuisine. Use them give a delightful flavor to enchiladas, soups, casseroles, stews, breakfast burritos, chutneys, dips and cooked vegetables. Puya chiles can be combined with guajillo to make any dish zestier! For rich, hotter sauces mix puya chiles with other mild chiles like the New Mexico. If you can not find puya you can substitute it with guajillo.