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 Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Cuisine Middle Eastern


  • 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.
Keyword middle eastern, seasoning, spice, persian

Written by

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!