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Homemade Ancho Chile Powder Recipe

Homemade Ancho Chile Powder Recipe

Making your own spices is a great way to add fresh sweet fruit flavor to your cooking and it's easy to make at home. All you need is a dehydrator and some dried ancho chiles.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 3 mins
Course spices
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 4 kcal


  • 5 each Ancho Chili or however many you want to use


  • Start by removing the stem and seeds from the chiles.
  • Then, cut the chiles into strips and place them on the dehydrator tray.
  • Set the dehydrator to 145 degrees Fahrenheit and let the ancho chile dry for eight to 10 hours or until fully dried.
  • Once they're dry, grind the dried chiles into a fine powder using a spice grinder or food processor.


Store Ancho powder in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.


Serving: 1gCalories: 4kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 1mgPotassium: 23mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 331IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 1mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Ancho Chili Powder
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