It sounds like a contradiction having something that is instant and homemade, specially when it comes to broth making. Yet, this is exactly that and it is my go to comfort food - or should I say drink - when I’m in need of some warmth and a cup of tea just isn’t satisfying enough.
The idea is to add to nutritional yeast your favourite dried herbs, veggies and spices. I’m using dried shiitakes as my main flavour and keeping both powdered garlic and onion out, making this suitable for Sattvic diets.
Homemade instant broth powder
3/4 cup nutritional yeast
3 tbsp salt
1 tbsp dried shiitake mushrooms, powdered
1 tbsp dried thyme
1 tsp curcuma
1 tsp mustard seeds, powdered
1 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp paprika
Mix all ingredients in a glass jar. Cover with the lid and keep at room temperature. Use within 6 months.
To serve: pour boiled water in a bowl, add 1 tbsp of the powder and mix well.
You could also use this powder to season risottos, soups, sauces and stews.