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Chinese 5 spice powder recipe | 5 spice powder | authentic Chinese 5 spice powder is a famous powder which makes its presence in Asian cooking. Learn how to make 5 spice powder.

To make Chinese 5 spice powder, combine all the ingredients in a broad non-stick pan and dry roast on a slow flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring continuously. Keep aside to cool. Grind in a mixer to a smooth fine powder. Store it in an air-tight container and use as required.

The 5 spice powder is an essential ingredient in the Oriental kitchen. Used commonly in Chinese and Taiwanese cooking, this spice-mix combines five basic flavours, namely sweet, sour, bitter, salty and umami (a special savoury taste that is considered part of the five basic flavours in Oriental cuisine).

The strong flavours of the whole spices is especially good in this homemade authentic Chinese 5 spice powder, as compared to commercially-prepared store-bought ones. All you need to do is follow the proportions as mentioned in this recipe.

Try recipes using this Chinese 5 spice powder in 5 Spice Fried Rice, 5 Spice Tofu and Bean Sprouts Rice or Chinese Barbequed Tofu with Sesame Noodles.

Tips for Chinese 5 spice powder. 1. Prefer a broad pan for uniform roasting. 2. Also use a small mixer jar so it blends finely. If needed you can sieve it using a fine mesh strainer. 3. While Schezuan peppers lend the authentic taste and aroma to this 5 spice powder, if you can’t find them, replace with black peppercorns. 4. You can make it in small batches and always store it in a dry, airtight container in a cool and dry place to retain the flavour and aroma.

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Chinese 5 Spice Powder recipe - How to make Chinese 5 Spice Powder

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 0.25 cup
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For chinese 5 spice powder

    For chinese 5 spice powder
  1. To make chinese 5 spice powder, combine all the ingredients in a broad non-stick pan and dry roast on a slow flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring continuously. Keep aside to cool.
  2. Grind in a mixer to a smooth fine powder.
  3. Store the chinese 5 spice powder it in an air-tight container and use as required.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per cup
Energy0 cal
Protein0 g
Carbohydrates0 g
Fiber0 g
Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0 mg
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what is Chinese 5 spice powder made off?

    what is Chinese 5 spice powder made off?
  1. what is Chinese 5 spice powder made off? 5 spice powder is made from 4 tsp schezuan peppers (triphal), 16 whole star anise (chakri phool), 12 cloves (laung / lavang), 10 cinnamon (dalchini) sticks , 1" each and 2 tbsp fennel seeds (saunf).

what is Schezuan peppers (triphal) ?

    what is Schezuan peppers (triphal) ?
  1. Szechwan peppercorns are rust coloured with hair-thin stems and open ends. The dried berries resemble tiny beechnuts measuring 4 - 5 mm in diameter. Sichuan pepper has a unique aroma and flavour that is not hot or pungent like black or white pepper, or chili peppers, but has slight lemony overtones and creates a tingly numbness in the mouth. Recipes often suggest lightly toasting and then crushing the tiny seedpods before adding them to food.

star anise

    star anise
  1. Star anise, as the name suggests, is star-shaped. It is hard, about an inch high, with five to ten (usually eight) segments and a dark brown rust-like colour. Star anise is often used to flavour slow-cooked dishes in Indian and Chinese cuisine too. 

cloves

    cloves
  1. Cloves are used in the preparation of several spice mixtures including garam masala, curry powders, mulling spice, Chinese 5 spice powder and pickling spices. 
     

cinnamon

    cinnamon
  1. Cinnamon also called as dalchini in Hindi, is a spice which comes from the branches of Cinnamomum tree. This dried spice is found in the form of curled rolls which look like sticks.

roasting spice powders

    roasting spice powders
  1. In a broad non stick pan put 4 tsp schezuan peppers (triphal).
  2. Add 16 whole star anise (chakri phool).
  3. Add 12 cloves (laung / lavang).
  4. Add 10 cinnamon (dalchini) sticks , 1" each.
  5. Add 2 tbsp fennel seeds (saunf).
  6. Mix well.
  7. Dry roast on a slow flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring continuously. Keep aside to cool.

blending Chinese 5 spice powder

    blending Chinese 5 spice powder
  1. In a mixer put the roasted and cooled spices.
  2. Grind in a mixer to a smooth fine powder.
  3. Use Chinese 5 spice powder | 5 spice powder  | authentic Chinese 5 spice powder | in Chinese recipes.

tips for Chinese 5 spice powder

    tips for Chinese 5 spice powder
  1. Prefer a broad pan for uniform roasting.
  2. Also use a small mixer jar so it blends finely. If needed you can sieve it using a fine mesh strainer.  
  3. While Schezuan peppers lend the authentic taste and aroma to this 5 spice powder, if you can’t find them replace with black peppercorns. 
  4. You can make it in small batches and always store it in a dry, airtight container in a cool and dry place to retain the flavour and aroma.

Reviews

Chinese 5 Spice Powder
 on 21 Aug 20 12:57 AM
5

How can I use this spice... I mean in which preparations I can use this spice ???
Tarla Dalal
21 Aug 20 01:51 PM
   The usage of the spice is in the byline with recipe examples. https://www.tarladalal.com/5-Spice-Tofu-and-Bean-Sprouts-Rice-22769r
Chinese 5 Spice Powder
 on 21 May 17 10:51 PM
5

Chinese 5 Spice Powder
 on 14 Jun 16 06:07 AM
5

10 cinnamon sticks? What sort of a measure is that for a cook? What size stick, for bog''s sake specify something, length, volumetric measure, weight..
Tarla Dalal
14 Jun 16 01:40 PM
   H Mzsade, you have to use 10 sticks cinnamon of 1 inch each, we have rectified that. Thank you for informing us.
Chinese 5 Spice Powder
 on 03 Mar 16 11:40 PM
5

Great powder you must try it :)
Edited after original posting.
Chinese 5 Spice Powder
 on 21 Oct 09 09:40 AM
4

this is a good powder to use..