Persian Beef Khoresh with Tart Peaches
Recipe type: spice blend
Cuisine: Persian
Closely adapted from New Food of Life, Najmieh Batmanglij; Makes ⅓ cup
  • 2 T ground dried rose petals (optional, see note above)
  • 2 T Ceylon cinnamon
  • 1 t ground cardamom
  • ½ t freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 t golpar (ground angelica seeds) (I had to leave out as I could not find it)
  • ½ t ground coriander
  • 1 t freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 t ground cumin
  • 1 t dried Persian lime powder (I could not find) or dried lime juice powder
  • ½ t tart cherry powder (optional, not traditional, but I had and it sounded good)
  1. Once all of the spices are ground to a fine powder, whisk them together. Store in a cool, dark place in an airtight container.
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