Firehouse Hot Chili Powder is a Mexican-style condiment and seasoning mix that has a spicy and pungent taste. This homemade version is very easy to prepare and it only requires a few spices and simple kitchen tools like a mortar and pestle, food processor or blender. The flavor of this homemade powder is more intense and fresher tasting than its packaged counterpart, so it’s best to use a little bit less. This powder will keep in the pantry shelf for about 6 months.
- 6 tablespoons - Paprika
- 2 tablespoons - Turmeric
- 1 tablespoon - Dried chili peppers
- 1 teaspoon - Cumin
- 1 teaspoon - Oregano
- 0.5 teaspoon - Cayenne
- 0.5 teaspoon - Garlic powder
- 0.5 teaspoon - Salt
- 0.25 teaspoon - Ground cloves
- Put all the ingredients in a bowl and mix them.
- Using a mortar and pestle, food processor or blender, grind the mix until you get a fine powder.
- Store the chili powder in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.
- To use the chili powder, add a small amount to your dishes as the flavor is more intense than store-bought versions.
Making your own Firehouse Hot Chili Powder is a great way to bring a unique flavor to your dishes. This homemade version is easy to make and you can easily store it in an airtight container and keep it for up to 6 months. Enjoy the intense and pungent flavor of this homemade chili powder and remember to use a bit less than store-bought versions!