Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins
Texas chili uses light and dark chili powder. It took some searching but I found what amounts to a light chili powder - or lighter. Use this to balance out your actual chili powder
- 3 tablespoons paprika
- 1 tablespoon ground cumin
- 2 tablespoons dried oregano
- 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- Blend together and store in refrigerator for up to 6 months. For best results, grind cumin seed into powder.
Its hard to call this "chili powder" when there's no "chilies" in it. Chili powder and chile pepper powder are often mixed up; a chili powder is typically a mixture of a chile pepper powder, cumin, coriander, garlic, and onion. If you have powdered chilies, which can be dark or light, mild or spicy, you could mix the above into it but it really must include cumin, if not the others. Mexican oregano is a good addition too. Paprika's a waste, IMHO, as it ads no flavor, unless it's smoked perhaps.
Where does it say how much chili powder to put in it?