Keyword: cumin

Panch Phoran Spice Blend

This is a Bengali spice blend. The spices are a little bit exotic, but you can find them here if your store doesn’t carry them. Print Recipe Panch Phoran Spice Blend Course Spice Mix, World Recipes Cuisine Indian Keyword cumin, fenugreek, mustard, nigella Servings Ingredients 2 tbsp Whole Fenugreek2...

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...

Vindaloo Curry Powder

The native Indians have been using Vindaloo Curry Powder to flavor their dishes, and it also acts as somewhat of a preservative for their meats due to their hot climate.  The name, Vindaloo came about from Portuguese settlers adapting their favorite dish, Adobo, while they had possession of India....

Homemade Falafel With Two Sauces

Traditional falafel is made from ground chickpeas or fava beans with lots of herbs and spices. The greener the color, the more tasty they are. I haven’t included a Tahini Sauce, which is usually served with Falafel because I’m not a fan. I haven’t been able to come up...

The Best Middle Eastern Rice and Beans

I love rice and beans. I got hooked when I tried Cuban rice and beans at a little restaurant on a single strip airport in Florida. From there, I decided that I would try it every time I see it on a menu. This recipe is a cross between...

Easy Spiced Chicken Kebab

This recipe is best cooked on a grill. The smoky flavor of the grill accentuates the flavors of the marinade. Serve this with yellow saffron rice and a Cucumber Tomato Salad to really feel like you’re in the Middle East. There is a lot of garlic, you can use...

Shakshuka

Shakshuka has been in Mediterranean cuisine for centuries. It is eaten all over the Middle East, and is especially loved In Israel. I believe it could be the national dish of Israel! Shakshuka is a dish of poached eggs in a fragrant, spicy sauce of tomatoes, peppers, onions and...

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...

Advieh (Persian Spice Mix)

This spice mix is delicious, it’s fragrant and can be used to simply season meat before grilling, or add it to rice dishes. The rose petals can be hard to find, but I have the place. Click here to get some today! There are many variations made specifically for...