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Za'atar

A fragrant Middle Eastern mix that will instantly add a savoury spice to any dish

  • Prep: 5 mins
    Cook: 2 mins
  • makes 8
  • Easy
  • makes 8
  • Easy
  • Calories 25
  • Carbohydrates 0.2
  • Saturated Fat 0.3
  • Sugar 0.1
  • Protein 1
  • Fat 2
  • Fibre 1
  • Salt 0

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 25
  • Carbohydrates 0.2
  • Saturated Fat 0.3
  • Sugar 0.1
  • Protein 1
  • Fat 2
  • Fibre 1
  • Salt 0

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp cumin
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp sumac

Method

  1. Lightly toast the cumin seeds in a dry pan, just until they start to release their aroma. Grind them to a fine powder using a pestle and mortar then stir in all the other ingredients plus 2 tsp salt and 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper. It is now ready to use in your recipes, but will keep in a clean jar or airtight container for a month.