Ingredient: Ground cardamom

Garam Masala

Garam Masala is the spice mix that all Indian kitchens have on hand. Each region has its own style, and you can feel free to change amounts according to your own taste. There is no right or wrong. I’ve included two different mixes, one from whole seeds, which has...

Best Mango Chutney

I love Mango Chutney, it’s sweet, spicy profile lends itself so well to Indian dishes. The spice just makes you want to keep coming back for more! I can never get enough of this chutney when I’m making Indian dishes. I only make about 1 1/2 cups at a...

Hawaij, Savory and Sweet

Use Hawaij as you would apple pie spice or pumpkin spice. Add Sweet Hawaij to coffee, which is very traditional. Switch up your regular afternoon chai latte, add Hawaij! Add Savory Hawaij with the onions and celery when making chicken soup; sprinkle on carrots or sweet potatoes before roasting;...

Baharat

 Make this spice mix to add depth to rice, soups, meat, fish and chicken dishes. It is especially good with lentils. Print Recipe Baharat Course World Recipes Cuisine Middle Eastern Keyword Cardamom, Cloves, Nutmeg, Paprika Servings Ingredients 4 tbsp ground black pepper4-6 tbsp Paprika2 tbsp Ground coriander2 tbsp Ground...

Coconut Bean Soup

This is a very popular soup found all over the island. It is a mixture of coconut milk, kidney beans and spices. It’s creamy and decadent and sure to be a family favorite. This soup cooks very quickly, and is a great pantry meal when you find no time...

Spicy Zanzibar Pilau Rice

Spicy Zanzibar Pilau Rice This recipe is close to the authentically spicy Pilau Rice which is similar to a biryani, an Indian-inspired dish from Zanzibar. There are many similar dishes throughout Africa, but this one is different in that it is heavy on the cloves. Afterall, the island of...