Ancho Chili La Colina 1 kg Pauch. Ancho chili is the dried version of the poblano chili that originated in Puebla, Mexico. The ancho chili has a strong smoky aroma, a mild note of paprika that has a sweet and mild spiciness. The ancho chili is a very noble and versatile ingredient that enhances every Mexican dish. It can be dried or rehydrated by adding boiling water after cleaning the stem and seeds from the chilies.