Archive for Homemade Spice Mixes & Rubs

Hot Pepper Flakes

Got the food dehydrator out and cut up a variety of peppers to make some hot pepper flakes that I use to garnish food.

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After everything was done in the dehydrator, I ended up with a spice jar of ghost and Carolina reaper mix that I will label as Dragon Fire, another jar of Habanero Flakes, a jar of Jalapeño Flakes and almost 2 jars of Cayenne pepper. I still have a lot of peppers to prepare. Did learn a valuable lesson today… grind everything outside and not inside the house.

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Homemade Chili Powder

Ingredients:

2 Tbsp. cumin
1 Tbsp. each cayenne pepper
1 Tbsp. garlic powder
1 Tbsp. onion powder
1 tsp. allspice
1 tsp. cloves
1 tsp. oregano

Makes about 1/3 cup.

Measure all into a ziploc bag, seal and shake to combine. Pour into a spice jar or bottle.

Balti Masala Spice Mix

4 tablespoons Coriander seeds
2 tablespoons White cumin seeds
2 pieces Cassia bark — (2 inch)
1 teaspoon Fennel seeds
2 teaspoons Black mustard seeds
4 Cloves
1/2 teaspoon Wild onion seeds
1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds
1 teaspoon Dry fenugreek leaves
10 Dry curry leaves
1 teaspoon Green cardamom seeds
1/2 teaspoon Lovage seeds.

Measure all into a ziploc bag, seal and shake to combine. Pour into a spice jar or bottle.

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