Chili powder is a red or red-yellow, oily and uniform powder. It is a mixture of red pepper, yellow pepper, pepper seeds and part of pepper stems. It has the inherent spicy flavor of pepper, and it is pungent and sneezing. The authentic one should be pounded with a stone mortar, or you can use dried chili directly, put it in the sun, or dry it in a pot with a slow fire and then pound it into a powder.
So how do you grind chili powder?
First, you need to cut the dried chili into small pieces, stir-fry the cut dried chili together with the peppercorns, cinnamon and cumin until the chili is crispy and fragrant. The fried ingredients will cool for a while, then put them in a grinding cup, add a little sesame seeds and grind them into powder. The ground chili noodles should be completely cooled before they can be stored in a sealed bag, otherwise it is easy to regain moisture and deteriorate. Chili noodles can be used to stir-fry vegetables, and most families use it to make chili oil (you can pour hot oil on it and mix well) . We know that people usually grind them directly into powder. In fact, dried peppers still contain a small amount of water. The fried dried peppers are not only easy to grind into powder, but also extend the shelf life and taste more delicious!