Learning how to make chili powder is another homesteading and frugal skill. You can add the ingredients that you want, add more or less heat, and the freshness makes all the difference in taste.
We use homemade chili powder a lot, so learning how to make Chili Powder and developing my own recipe is something I came up with very early on.
We use this recipe often. It goes perfectly in my Homemade Taco Seasoning (which is similar, but designed to be a ready mix like that in the stores). We also use it in meals such as:
I needed to tweak the proportions until I was happy with the final combination. Obviously you can play around with it and add more cayenne, for example, if you prefer a hotter powder. You can add more or less smoked paprika, or even add turmeric. I like the turmeric, because it does not add too much in flavor, but adds a great amount for health.
How to Make Chili Powder
I like to use a canning jar for my herbs and made ahead spices or salad dressings. The wide lid makes it easy to insert teaspoons.
DIY Homemade Chili Powder Recipe
- Combine all ingredients and store in an airtight container.
Thanks for sharing!