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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!