Remove stems, seeds, and veins from dried chiles. Place both dried and roasted
chiles and 1 1/2 cups of broth in a saucepan. Boil 5 minutes, then steep 15 minutes.
Combine Masa Harina, salt and pepper in a paper bag. Add meat to bag and shake
Place oil in a Dutch oven or heavy pot. Heat at high temperature until oil almost
just starts to smoke. Add meat, stirring constantly to prevent sticking. Add onions,
garlic and jalapenos or serranos. Cook and stir until soft.
Add 4 1/2 cups of beef broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer. Puree
all the peppers and liquid in a food processor or blender. Add puree to meat and
stir. Cover and simmer 2 to 3 hours, or until meat is tender.
Add cumin. Add salt to taste. If needed, thicken with additional Masa Harina
and a little water.