Ras el Hanout

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  • Published Aug 13th
  • Ready In5m
  • Servings12
  • Calories4

This spice mix is often called for in many Moroccan dishes.

Ras el Hanout Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Ras el Hanout for 12 servings:

  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Ras el Hanout Cooking Instructions

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  • Cook-
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To cook Ras el Hanout, you need about 5 minutes of preparation time. The following are the steps to cook Ras el Hanout easily:

  1. 1 Mix salt, cumin, ginger, turmeric, cinnamon, black pepper, white pepper, coriander, cayenne pepper, allspice, nutmeg, and cloves in a small bowl until evenly blended. Store in an airtight container up to 1 month.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 4 calories; 0.2 grams of fat; 0.8 gram of carbohydrates; 0.1 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 195 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Oct 16th 2011

    I had most of the ingredients already, so it was nice being able to make this combination. I did reduce the amount of cinnamon as someone else suggested to 1/4 tsp and (though I've never eve ...

  2. Dec 14th 2010

    Smells wonderful! Will try it in many dishes!

  3. Oct 1st 2010

    LOVE THIS! Will try it on everything!

  4. Mar 11th 2010

    Ras el Hanout is different per region,everyone has their own blend. This one is great with the execption of the amount of cinnamon. I cut it back to 1/4 teaspoon and added 1/2 teaspoon carda ...

  5. Nov 26th 2009

    Great stuff, used in Lamb and we loved it!

  6. Apr 12th 2009

    This is similar to Dukkha, an Egyptian spice mix consisting of roasted brazil nuts, roasted sesame seeds, cumin seeds and coriander seeds, all ground a bit, with cinnamon, salt and ground bl ...

  7. Feb 10th 2009

    My husband and I both felt like the cinnamon was overwhelming in the spice mix. I'm bummed that I didn't like it more, I really wanted to.

  8. May 26th 2008

    Oh yes... on meat / fish / veg.... just got to be tried

  9. Mar 16th 2008

    This was really good. I used it in a lamb recipe from this website and it turned out great. I left the white pepper out bc I didn't have it on hand, but my dish didn't seem to miss it. Gr ...