chili powder

noun

Definition of chili powder

: a spice mixture made with ground chiles

Examples of chili powder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Add the black-eyed peas, vegetable mixture, garlic, chili powder, thyme and cayenne (if using) and stir well. Abigail Abesamis Demarest, Forbes, 29 Dec. 2021 Add tomato paste, chili powder, apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, cocoa powder, garlic powder, cinnamon, cumin, cayenne, allspice, cloves and bay leaf. Kristen Rogers, Madeline Holcombe And Amanda Sealy, CNN, 26 Dec. 2021 Add tomato paste, chili powder, apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, cocoa powder, garlic powder, cinnamon, cumin, cayenne, allspice, cloves and bay leaf. Kristen Rogers, Madeline Holcombe And Amanda Sealy, CNN, 26 Dec. 2021 In the southern state of Kerala, the appeal of a chicken roast — tender pieces of meat marinated in curd and red chili powder — crosses religious and social lines. New York Times, 13 Dec. 2021 She mixed red chili powder into the rice, then carefully divided it into three portions for her children, keeping two spoonfuls for herself. Washington Post, 6 Dec. 2021 Stir again, then add chili powder, cumin, oregano and optional curry powder. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 16 Nov. 2021 Cook, stirring, until the mixture is incorporated, then stir in the tomato puree, chili powder, garam masala and paprika. Washington Post, 12 Dec. 2021 Add tomato paste, chili powder, apple cider vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, cocoa powder, garlic powder, cinnamon, cumin, cayenne, allspice, cloves and bay leaf. Kristen Rogers, CNN, 11 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of chili powder

1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chili powder was in 1908

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14 Jan 2022

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“Chili powder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chili%20powder. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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chili powder

noun

English Language Learners Definition of chili powder

: a dry powder that is made of chilies and other spices and that is used to give food a hot flavor

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