Original Dallas Jail House Chili


2 c Beef Suet
4 lb Coarsely Ground Beef
3 Cloves Garlic, Crushed
1 ½ tb Paprika
3 ts Gebhardts Chile Powder
1 ts Cumin Seeds
1 ts Salt
1 ts White Pepper, Ground
1 ½ ts Dried Sweet Red Chile Pods,
3 c Water
8 oz Canned Beef Broth
4 oz Canned Tomato Paste
Masa Harina

Melt the suet in a large, heavy skillet or kettle. Add the ground beef, chopped garlic and seasonings. Cover. Cook over very low heat, stirring occasionally, for 4 hours. Add the water, broth and tomato paste. Continue cooking until the stew thickens slightly (about 1 hour). Add masa harina as needed to thicken the chili as desired.