Advieh or adwiya (Persian: ادویه) is a spice mixture used in Persian cuisine and Mesopotamian cuisine. It is used in rice dishes, as well as in chicken and bean dishes. Although its specific composition varies from the Persian Gulf to the Caspian Sea, common ingredients include turmeric, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, rose petals or rose buds, cumin, and ginger. It may also include ground golpar, saffron, nutmeg, black pepper, mace, coriander, or sesame.
Category: Spice Mixes and Blends
Herb and Spice Mixes are traditionally sold pre-made however they are easily made at home. This Recipe Collection has blends from around the world and copycats of your favourite restaurant flavours. Tasty homemade blends are so much better.
Curry powder is more of a generic term for a blend of different spices. As with many things, curry powder can have more spices added to the mixture, whilst cooking, to suit the tastes of a particular individual. This recipe is a fragrant homemade curry powder to use in soups, sauces, rice and anything else you can think of!
There are many versions of garam masala, some using hot spices, such as pepper, and others only the fragrant spices. Here are some combinations to choose from according to your own personal taste. Made from good quality spices and stored-airtight, garam masala will keep its flavour and fragrance for months.