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Ras-el-hanout Spice Mix

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 6
Moroccan spice mix for lamb tagine


  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coriander seeds
  • 3/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed chilli flakes
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric


  • STEP 1
    Toast coriander and cumin seeds in a small skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until aromatic and slightly darkened, about 4 minutes.
  • STEP 2
    Transfer to a spice mill and let cool.
  • STEP 3
    Add crushed red pepper flakes. Process until finely ground. If you don't have a spice mill, use a pestle & mortar. Transfer to a small bowl.
  • STEP 4
    Add remaining ingredients and mix.
  • STEP 5
    Can be made 1 month ahead. Store airtight at room temperature.
  • STEP 6
    Makes approximately 2-3 tablespoons

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