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Basic Masa Dough

Finding one masa dough recipe to use for several different tamale fillings can be difficult. This basic recipe yields a light, fluffy dough that can be used for...

The most vital ingredient in making the perfect tamal is the masa. Masa is the plain, wet stone-ground dough made with a special corn known as nixtamal. Fresh masa can be purchased in one of two ways, prepared and unprepared. Our family prefers to purchase unprepared masa and then we add lard, salt, broth, and baking …

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Make Your Own Dough for Tamales With Masa Harina

Tamale Dough using Masa Harina. 6 cups masa harina 5 cups warm water or low-sodium chicken broth 2 cups lard 3 tablespoon onion powder 2 tablespoon cumin 3 tablespoon chile powder 2 teaspoons salt

from BBC Good Food

Mexican Pork Tamales

Mexican Pork Tamales: Tasty Street food from Mexico and Central America, spicy filling covered in corn dough and wrapped in a corn husk and steamed.


Grandma Castro Tamale recipe