3 lb ground (or chuck),Cubed
1/4 c oil
1 qt water
1 t of salt (or),To Taste
10 garlic cloves,chopped
3 oz chile powder i like mccormicks
1 t cumin (comino),Ground
1 t oregano
1 t cayene pepper more (or less)
1/2 t black pepper
1 T sugar
3 T paprika
3 T flour
6 T masa (fine corn meal),Ground
In a large skillet, saute meat in oil until browned. Add water and simmer 1 1/2 to 2 hours. In a small bowl, mix chili powder, salt, garlic, cumin, oregano, cayene pepper, black pepper, sugar and paprika.
Add to skillet. Simmer 30 minutes cooking longer will cause spices to lose flavor. In a small bowl mix flour and masa.
Wisk flour masa mixture into chili stirring constantly to prevent sticking. Bring mixture back to simmer until thickened.
Remove from heat. Serve over beans, rice, hot dogs, enchiladas, burritos, or eat plain. Cheese (cheddar, longhorn, queso blanco,etc.) goes well on top.