How to Make FIVE SPICE HOMEMADE POWDER (SALLYE)
- Preheat heavy dry skillet (I use cast iron) to medium heat.
Add peppercorns and shake around or stir with wooden spoon about 2 minutes until aroma is released.
Remove peppercorns into a small bowl.
- In same skillet add star anise and fennel seed. Shake around or stir with wooden spoon for about 2 minutes.
Remove from heat
- Place all inredients into spice grinder or blender and grind until a fine powder is formed.
Let rest for a minute or two for powder to settle.
Pour into airtight container and store in cool dry place.
Will keep for several months.
- NOTE: IF YOU DON'T HAVE A SPICE GRINDER, I SUGGEST YOU BUY THE STAR ANISE ALREADY GROUND. IT IS VERY HARD TO GRIND IN A BLENDER.
Use 1 tablespoon of ground anise as alternate