Gâlat / Galat Dagga - Tunisian Spice Mix
from Um Safia
This is a traditional spice mix native to the southern part of Tunisia. Use it to enhance the flavours of various North African delights - especially tagines & stews. This is a simple but effective blend & a good base for many recipes..............
SERVES 20 -30 , 1 jar
- 4 tablespoons black peppercorns
- 4 tablespoons grains of paradise
- 2 cinnamon sticks (2 inch)
- 2 tablespoons whole cloves
- 2 whole nutmegs, ground
Put everything in a spice or coffee gringer (or mortar & pestle) & grind until powdery. (You might want to grate your nutmeg instead of grinding with the other spices).
Store in an airtight container in a cool dark place & use within 6 months!