Mexican gravy type pipian sauce with chiles, squash seeds, nuts, Mexican spices, and seasonings. (Pepian)
One of Pipian's main ingredients in addition to the chiles are the squash seeds or pumpkin seeds, also called in Spanish "pepitas de calabaza" (green in color). The pipian is a "mole" type sauce very popular in the North East region of Mexico including cities in San Luis Potosi, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas and northern Veracruz. (The Huasteca region).
Pipian is delicious to make a chicken in green pumpkin-seed sauce.
Rogelio Bueno Pipian
Pipian en pasta Rogelio Bueno- Una salsa tipo mole a base de chiles secos, semilla de calabaza, aceite, nueces, especias, y condimentos.