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Homemade Chili Powder

Author: SallyK / Date: 2014-07-10 @ 01:00 pm / Print Me! /
Tags: Peppers /

Homemade Chili Powder

I ran out of chili powder recently, and this recipe came in handy. It is medium in "heat", and will not overpower your recipes, but will definitely add a kick.

Makes about 1/2 cup.

Ingredients:

  • 4 dry ancho chilies
  • 3 dry New Mexican chilies
  • 1 Tbsp dry cilantro
  • 2 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp Mexican oregano

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Cut the dry chilies in halves and remove the seeds and stems. Flatten them and place them on a large baking sheet and bake about 10 minutes, or until crisp.
  3. When cool enough to handle, break chilies up and place in a food processor.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and pulse until uniformly ground.
  5. Store in an airtight bottle for up to 6 months.