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can I chuck more dried spices in?

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petitdonkey Sat 08-Nov-14 16:17:20

I have made a massive chilli con carne and obviously didn't ramp up the spices enough now it is cooked but lacking….
can I just throw in more spices? My instinct is telling me that they need to be cooked out…. I used chilli powder, cinnamon and cumin. What else do you add to your chilli? I'd like it to be super rich and tasty (in the next hour!!!)

petitdonkey Sat 08-Nov-14 16:17:58

And I mean tasty rather than hot as there will be children eating it who don't like it super spicy!

dancemom Sat 08-Nov-14 16:20:01

Tomato purée?
Worcester Sauce?
Grated chocolate?

milkysmum Sat 08-Nov-14 16:21:37

Of course you can just chuck some more spices in! Plenty more cumin for sure.

petitdonkey Sat 08-Nov-14 16:24:30

Thank you both - have just added chocolate which has really helped, will add cumin now.

I just had in my head that you had to cook it off...

574ejones Sat 08-Nov-14 16:39:53

I always add a bit of Pimenton (smoked paprika) to give it a smoky taste.

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