Tuesday 31 January 2012

Singapore Five Spice Powder


Aromatic and fragranced  spice powder made with star anise, cinnamon, fennel, cloves and szechaun pepper corns. Its perfect for stirfries and five spice rice.


5 star anise
2 sticks of cinnamon
10 cloves
1 teaspoon szechaun peppercorns
1 teaspoon fennel seeds.


1. In a heavy bottomed frying pan , dry  roast the spices for 2-3 minutes to release the fragrance.
2. Leave to cool for few minutes and then transfer them to a coffe grinder and grind to a smooth powder.
3. Transfer to an air tight jar and use as required.

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Submitting to:
Flavours Of Singapore event by simply.food


  1. Nice recipe. Thanks for sharing...

  2. Ohh I and finding so many recipes of singapore..do you stay there? :)

  3. @Sayali, Iam cooking for my event flavours of Singapore, that's why there iis a series of recipes here from Singapore.:)

  4. I can see myself using this masala...where did you buy fromszechaun peppercorns ?

  5. I didn't realise Five Spice would be this easy to make.

  6. Could normal peppercorns be used or are they quite different?


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