Smoked Paprika and Cumin Oil

11:30 am on 31 October 2011


  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds, toasted in a dry pan and ground
  • 1 tablespoon Spanish smoked sweet paprika
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric


Place the three ingredients into a small jar with a tight lid. Shake vigorously and repeat periodically for a day or two so the spices infuse. Strain off the oil through a clean cloth or muslin, discarding the spice. Store in an airtight container.

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