Ingredient: Ground cinnamon

Chana Masala Spice Blend

You can use Chana Masala Spice Mix as a short cut to a quick week night vegetarian meal. Once you have this mix in your pantry, the dish comes together quickly. If you have an Indian market near you, you can probably find all the spices listed, if you...

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...

Banana Bread with Hawaij Streusel

Banana Bread with Hawaij Streusel I have pretty much made a perfect loaf of banana bread. Hawaij is a seasoning from Yemen and it is my new favorite blend! This loaf smells scrumptious while it’s baking! The banana flavor is in the background with the warm spices flowing through...

Chilled Out Kofta

I call these “Chilled Out” because you can make these any way you want, and they’ll always be delicious. You can serve them to family and friends without stressing that they might not like them. Kofta is simply ground meat with spices and aromatic vegetables, formed into an oval...

Lahmacun (Turkish Pizza)

These pizzas make an interesting and unique party food. If you’re really adventurous, you can make them on the grill for the beginning of a backyard barbecue to accompany some kofta or kebabs. Just make sure your grill is clean and oiled, Brush the top of the dough with...

Easy Israeli Couscous with Preserved Lemons

This is a truly Make It Your Own dish, pick the ingredients you have on hand, and you’re sure to create a winning side dish with this recipe! Add in chick peas and make it a meal. The only ingredient that really makes this dish, and there is no...

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...

Zanzibar Curry Powder Spice Mix

I researched this spice mix high and low, and I couldn’t find a “recipe” for this wonderful flavoring. So I took the ingredients I found which crossed over from other ready made mixes, and created my own. I must say, this is really good! We tried it on grilled...