Middle Eastern Spice Mixture

Preparation info

  • Difficulty


  • Makes

    ¼ cup

Appears in

The Slow Mediterranean Kitchen

By Paula Wolfert

Published 2003

  • About

This popular spice blend called bharat is used in many Turkish dishes. See the stuffed zucchini.


  • 1 tablespoon ground allspice
  • teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • teaspoons freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon cardamom seeds
  • 12 whole cloves
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon dried rose blossoms
Whirl all the spices in a grinder to a powder. Pass through a fine sieve and store in a closed jar in a cool cupboard.