Can I substitute chili powder for ancho chile powder?
Ancho chili powder is not very spicy, so you don't need much crushed red pepper to match the heat. For a recipe that calls for 1 teaspoon ancho chili powder, substitute 1 teaspoon regular chili powder and 1/8-1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper.
What is ancho chilli powder?
Anchos are mild to moderately hot and often soaked and ground for use in sauces. Ancho Powder is ground ancho (pablano) chile peppers. In other words, it is a chile powder. Ancho Chili is a dark Smokey chili with a deep rich flavor and mild to medium heat.
Is chipotle powder the same as ancho chili powder?
Ancho chile powder is made from the sweetest dried chile, and has a moderately spicy but rich flavor. Chipotles are dried, smoked jalapeño chiles, and chipotle chile powder has a smoky, sweet, spicy flavor.