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Here is an easy spice blend to make at home. Use a spice grinder or coffee grinder dedicated to grinding spices to make this Moroccan spice blend: Ras El Hanout. If you want to go old school you can use a mortar and pestle. You can sprinkle this on chicken, kebabs, lamb, add it to your tagine dish or slow cooker. Try some in soups and stews too. The flavors are amazing. | ethnicspoon.com
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Authentic Moroccan Spice Blend: Ras El Hanout

To give any Moroccan dish and authentic flavor, you need to try this authentic Moroccan spice blend. It's easy to make and gives any recipe a fabulous flavor. 

Course Seasoning
Cuisine Moroccan
Keyword cardamom, DIY spice blend, ginger, kebab, lavender, North African, tagine, turmeric
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings: Change to adjust-> 4 servings
Calories 12 kcal



  1. Place cardamom pods and whole cloves, in a spice grinder, and grind to a powder. Place in a container.

  2. Add in the rest of the ingredients to the cardamom mix, and blend well. Cover container tightly, and keep away from light. It should keep fresh for about 6 months. 

Nutrition Facts
Authentic Moroccan Spice Blend: Ras El Hanout
Amount Per Serving
Calories 12
% Daily Value*
Sodium 2mg0%
Potassium 29mg1%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Vitamin A 285IU6%
Vitamin C 1.2mg1%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.