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
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: middle eastern, seasoning, spice, persian


  • coffee mill or mortar and pestle


  • 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


  • 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.