Chilli vodka

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Chilli vodka
Chilli vodka
Ready in:5 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:None

In general I am not keen on spirits but I do like the occasional Bloody Mary. Vodka doesn't have much of a taste, so it is nice to have some to hand which is already spiced and therefore there is no need to add Tabasco.


Printable 🛒 shopping list & 👩‍🍳 method for this recipe

  • 500ml vodka
  • 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • [Dried chillies
  • dried chilli]] to taste - I used 5 small ones. Remember you need to be able to get them back out of the bottle!
  • 3 cardamon pods slightly bruised


  1. Put all of the spices into a clean, sterlised bottle.
  2. Top up with vodka, leaving a gap at the top to allow room for shaking.
  3. Shake the bottle from time to time and it should be ready in two months, or a little less.
  4. It will keep for up to one year.

Serving suggestions

Make a Bloody Mary with tomato juice, a little lemon juice and celery salt

Recipe source

  • Based on a recipe by Nigella Lawson