Advieh is a spice blend that appears in a lot of Persian dishes. It can vary from region to region and from family to family. I’ve put together one that covers a lot of bases and it will add the subtle and complex flavour that you are looking for.

Make it! Advieh

Traditional Persian spice blend

  • 5 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 4 inch sticks of cinnamon, broken into pieces
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 2 tsp green cardamom seeds
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 20 dried rosepetals or 4 whole dried rose buds
  • 2 tsp ground turmeric
  1. Add all whole ingredients to a coffee mill, spice grinder or mortar. Grind into a fine powder.

    Mix with ground turmeric and store in an air tight container.

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Lori Franko

I've been a knitter for my entire life and I have taught and designed patterns for a pretty good part of that life. I love creating and sharing my passion for knitting. You won't hear about anything else from me. I really hope that what you read here helps improve your enjoyment of this amazing craft!