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ras el hanout
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Delicous Ras El Hanout Spice Mix

This Middle Eastern spice mix is made with a variety of flavorful spices that give dishes a warm and spicy flavor profile.
Prep Time3 minutes
Cook Time2 minutes
Course: Spices
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Servings: 5 Tablespoons
Calories: 17kcal
Author: Elle John


  • 2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1.5 teaspoon ground mace
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground sweet paprika
  • 1 teaspoon ground chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground cloves
  • ½ teaspoon ground allspice
  • ½ teaspoon ground dry ginger or ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoon dry rosebuds optional


  • To make homemade Ras El Hanout powder, you will need to start by gathering all of the ingredients listed above.
  • In a large bowl, combine the cardamom, cumin, mace, cinnamon, paprika, chili powder, turmeric, coriander, nutmeg, cloves, allspice, ginger, black pepper, and rosebuds. Stir well until everything is evenly blended.
  • Then, transfer the mixture to an airtight container or in a glass jar and store it in a cool, dark place.
  • When ready to use, simply sprinkle a small amount of the blend over your dish just before serving. Whether you're preparing an exotic Moroccan stew or a flavorful tagine, this spice blend is sure to elevate any dish you create!


  • Adjust the quantities as per your taste.
  • When using whole spices instead of ground spices, then use a spice mill or mortar and pestle to grind it into a fine powder. Be sure to sift through the resulting mixture to remove any large pieces.


Calories: 17kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0.2g | Vitamin A: 340IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg