Recipe by Amandochka

From NYTimes, May 2, 2007. Adapted from Carmen Ramírez Degollado.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put onion, garlic, peppercorns, cinnamon, cumin and jalapeño in a blender. Add enough water to allow machine to purée mixture. Blend until uniformly smooth.
  2. Put oil in a deep skillet or broad saucepan over medium heat. Add puréed mixture and cook, stirring almost constantly, until reduced and thickened.
  3. Put pine nuts in a blender with enough water to allow machine to purée; blend until smooth.
  4. Add puréed pine nuts to simmering mixture and salt to taste. Cook, stirring, until thickened, 5 to 10 minutes; taste and adjust seasoning and serve with chicken or fish.

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