Baharat Spice Guide

What is Baharat Spice Mix?

Baharat (which means "spices" in Arabic) is a spice blend used in Middle Eastern (especially the Arabian Gulf region) and Greek cuisine. 

Typical baharat ingredients include allspice, chili peppers, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, cumin, nutmeg, and peppercorns. The mixture is finely ground and is often used on fish, chicken, lamb, vegetables, and in soups and tajines. It's a lovely, all-purpose blend that has a little heat. 

Baharat Spice Mix Recipe

Baharat Spice Mix - how to use it, recipes for baharat spice mix, and where to buy it.
Yield: 1/4 cup

Baharat Spice Mix

Baharat (which means "spices" in Arabic) is a spice blend used in Middle Eastern (especially the Arabian Gulf region) and Greek cuisine.

prep time: 5 minscook time: total time: 5 mins

ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon ground black pepper

  • 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg 

  • 2 teaspoons paprika

  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom

instructions

  1. Combine all the ingredients and stir to combine. 
  2. Store in an airtight container for up to 6 weeks. 

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