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How to Make Xawaash | Magical Spice Mixes #146
April 05, 2019

How to Make Xawaash


5th April 2019 -- Issue #146

Table of Contents

1. Recipe of the Week - Xawaash

2. My Amazon Kindle Recipe Book

3. My Facebook Page/Twitter/Pinterest Links

3. My Downloadable Recipe Book (PDF)

5. Top Tips on Toasting and Grinding Spices For Fab Flavours and Mouthwatering Aromas!

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Homemade Xawaash

Xawaash (pronounced hawash), is an easy to make, fairly potent seasoning popular in Somalia and other African countries.

Makes about 8-9 tablespoons

3 tbsp cumin seeds
3 tbsp coriander seeds
1 tbsp fenugreek seeds
1 tbsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp ginger powder
4 tsp black peppercorns
4 tsp dried sage
2 tsp green cardamom pods
2 tsp nutmeg powder
1 tsp whole cloves
3 inch piece cinnamon

tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon


  • Break up the cinnamon stick

  • Grind the cinnamon pieces along with the peppercorns, cardamom pods, cloves and cumin, coriander and fenugreek seeds

  • Once ground, add to a bowl

  • Add the nutmeg, ginger and turmeric powders to the bowl and combine

  • Finally, crumble in the dried sage and combine thoroughly

That's all there is to it!

Click here to see this recipe on my website.

My Amazon Kindle Recipe Book

This is my Amazon Kindle recipe book. It has 100 Recipes from all around the world ranging from the basic to fairly complex. It sells for $5.

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If you prefer, you can also buy the book as a downloadable PDF for $3. See below for a link...

My FB Group/Pinterest/Twitter Links

To keep up to date with latest recipes and herbs and spices info,

I have a private Facebook recipe page you may like...

I have a general Facebook page you may like...

And if Pinterest is your favourite...

If Twitter is your thing...

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How to Toast and Grind

Dry toasting and grinding spices is the key to getting the most flavour out of your ingredients and into your home cooking...

Step 1: Add your whole spices to a dry pan over a low to medium heat and whilst stirring or shaking the pan, lightly toast them for a few minutes. When you can really smell the aromas and they start to darken, they're ready.

Step 2: Let them cool and then grind.

Step 3: For a finer blend, put them through a sieve before combining with any ground ingredients and herbs.

Click Here for step-by-step info and photos on this recommended technique.

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Until Next Week,

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