Gâlat Dagga Recipe

Difficulty: Easy | Makes: About 1/3 cup

Gâlat dagga, a moderately hot southern Tunisian mixture of five spices, is well-suited to vegetable dishes, tagines, and rich stews, especially those made from lamb.

  • 2 tablespoons black peppercorns
  • 2 tablespoons grains of paradise
  • 1 crushed cinnamon (not cassia) stick
  • 1 tablespoon whole cloves
  • 1 whole freshly ground nutmeg
  1. Grind 2 tablespoons black peppercorns, 2 tablespoons grains of paradise, 1 crushed cinnamon (not cassia) stick, and 1 tablespoon whole cloves. Add 1 whole freshly ground nutmeg. Store in an airtight container for 3 to 4 months.

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