North African Spice Mix

North African Spice Mix

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  • 2 teaspoons fenugreek seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon whole coriander
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds


In a large, dry skillet set over medium heat, toast spices (stirring or shaking frequently to prevent burning) until they turn a shade or two darker and become aromatic, 2 to 3 minutes. Let cool. Grind to a fine powder and store.