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  1. 2 cups 474ml Masa harina (available in Latin-American markets)

  2. 2 cups 474ml Warm water

  3. 1/2 cup 31g / 1.1oz Finely-diced onion

  4. 1 cup 198g / 7oz Lard or vegetable shortening Chili powder - to taste Cumin - to taste Salt - to taste Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Recipe Instructions In a bowl beat 2 cups warm water into masa harina to make a stiff, smooth dough. In a large bowl, beat lard with electric mixer or wooden spoon until light and fluffy. Begin adding masa, a handful at a time, beating constantly. When all masa is incorporated, beat in onions and season to taste with chili powder, cumin, salt and pepper. This recipe yields enough dough to make 25 tamales.


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