A Mexican cooking utensil that literally translated means "stone mortar" and is most often used to refer to both the mortar and pestle. Molcajete tejolote would be the term used for both mortar and pestle. Typically, a molcajete is made from lava rock that provides a rough surface that aids when grinding chiles and other ingredients for salsa and sauces.

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