chili powder

[ chil-ee pou-der ]


  1. a powdered seasoning of dried chiles, or a mixture of ground chiles with other spices, as cumin, oregano, garlic, etc.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of chili powder1

An Americanism dating back to 1955–60

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Example Sentences

Alone, the stewlike wild boar, cooked with onions and tomatoes, hums with mustard powder, chili powder, lemon juice and sage.

You soak pearled tapioca overnight, saute it with cumin seeds, salt, red chili powder and green chiles, and add cooked diced potatoes and toasted peanuts, finishing it off with a garnish of coriander and a squeeze of lemon.

Add the curry and chili powders and stir to coat the onion, then stir in the 2 tablespoons of jollof dry spice mix.

Add the garlic and cook for two more minutes, then add the chili powder, chipotle, salt, and pepper, and stir everything together.

Fry up corn nuts, peanuts, and pepitas in a skillet, then sprinkle them with chili powder and salt.

A Mexican mix has only a few ingredients but a fair amount of chili powder, and the heat factor promotes controlled nibbling.

Chili and Lime Cornby Terry Golson Jalapenos, chili powder, cumin, and lime do a lot to offset the sweetness.

They were first beaten with a tire iron, and then the guards rubbed chili powder on their welts.

Cook onion and pepper lightly in butter with chili powder; add kidney beans and seasonings and stir in the cheese until melted.

Pound tenderloin out flat; cover with flour, seasoned with salt, pepper and chili powder.





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