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Homemade Chili Powder
This simple chili powder recipe is sooo much better than the bland, lifeless powders you buy at the store. Unlike commercial blends you control the ingredients and quantities. And it's free of additives, artificial colours and preservatives!
Ingredients: (makes about 8 tbsp)
½ cup dried chili peppers (about 20)
OR ¼ cup chili flakes
2 tbsp cumin seeds (or 1½ tbsp ground)
1 tbsp garlic powder
1 tbsp dried oregano
1 tbsp smoked paprika (or normal paprika)
2 tsp onion powder
1 tsp sea salt optional
tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon
Using a coffee grinder, grind the whole peppers (or flakes) and the whole cumin seeds if you used them. Combine well with the garlic, paprika, onion powder and dried oregano.
Store in an airtight jar out of direct sunlight. This chili seasoning will last for a long time, though I try to use it within 3-6 months before making a fresh blend.
Like most of my spice blends on this site I strongly recommend you lightly roast your spices first.
This roasting greatly releases their flavour, essential oils, and powerful aromas. See my cooking with spices page for photos and tips on this.
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