In my food blog, you can see so many middle Eastern Food Recipes because I love the Middle Eastern cuisine. from the historical aspects food culture of middle eastern countries like Iraq Iran, Turkey Egypt, Saudi Arabia and UAE, always attract me to cook more and more recipes from their cuisine. My This recipe of Arabic baharat spice mix is so important for Arabic cuisine as well as for all Middle Eastern countries.
In Arabic cuisine, they use so many spice mix to flavour their dishes and their all-spice mixtures are so different than others. When I make this spice mix in my home First time and I used I was surprised It’s so flavourful but not hot. When I use this spice mix first time I that on my chicken curry and that’s taste wonderful after I started using this spice mix to my so many dishes even those are not Middle Eastern food. Also, I tried this spice mix on my brads, spades and dips, and even on pizzas. And Believe me, all taste far better.at. This Bharat spice mix goes well with any meats so its a best spice mix blends for Kaboobs(Kababs) or any meat grills. Smoky aromatic flavour of this spice blend will give your grill or kababs dish to another level.
Difference between Arabic Baharat spice mix between others Arabic and non-Arabic spices
This Baharat spice blend or mix actually belongs to Arab states of the Persian Gulf.” Kabsa” spice mix is Also Known as “Gulf Bharat” in Arabic spice cuisine but bot spice mix is so different from each other. Because in Kabsa spice mix they use dried black lime and saffron. But in Bharat spice mix they don’t use dried limes and not even saffrons. the traditional Bharat spice mixture like similar to “Garam masala” is used in India. Lebanese & spice mix is also similar to Arabic Baharat spice bend(Mix) but those are not same.
How I get the Idea to make this Spice Mix At Home
When I visit a gulf country I saw this spice mix so many times in almost every store. But I never buy. I heard from someone who told me that this spice mix is so easy to make at home rather than hen buy from the store. as always I love to make my spice on my own so I make also make this spice mix, I will someday. Today I made this spice mix for my Iraqi Tbit/T’beet recipe which is a similar recipe like in Indian biryani. But I will share with you so many other delicious recipes where you can easily use this Arabic Bharat spice mix.
If you want to make any grilled dish with this spice mix, It will taste better if you marinate your meats or your veggies for an hour or more with baharat spice mix and some lime juice and your other important ingredients.
How to Dry Roast All The Bharat spices To get more smokey flavour from It
I never roast my spices before blend. But if you want to you can roast all the spices in a dry pan without oil before make it blends in a blender. This roasting process will help to release the essential oils from the spices and also will increase the incredible smoky aroma of the spices. once the roasting process has done Remove the pan from the heat and allows the spices to cool enough. Once spices are cool you can blend the spices in a blender coffee grinder or in a mortar and pestle. Just after blend quickly transfers the spice mix to an airtight glass container with a very tight-fitting lid so that aroma of the spices can be intact.
If you store aromatic Baharat Spice mix in an airtight glass container in your spice cabinet, Then it will last almost 2- 3 months. Don’t need to store this spice mix in the refrigerator, It will be fine to store this in your kitchen spice cabinet. Learn to make this Arabic Baharat spice mix step by step with me.
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