Ras El Hanout - Spice Mix

11:30 am on 17 June 2008


  • 1 teaspoon whole coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds

Grind in a mortar or pestle until powder or whizz in a spice grinder. In a hot skillet pan cook (toast) until you hear ‘snapping and ‘popping’. In the meantime, combine:

  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp paprika (not smoked)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp cayenne
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp ground cardamom
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • freshly ground sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


Combine all spices including the toasted ones in a jar and shake well.

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