Yemeni Fire Relish

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Yemeni Fire Relish

Yemeni Fire Relish

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Soaking Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Course: Condiments
Cuisine: Arabian, Yemen
Keyword: caraway seeds, cardamom pods, cilantro, dried chilies, fenugreek seed, tomato paste
Servings: 32

Ingredients

Zhug - Hot Sauce

  • 6 dried chilies soaked for at least 1 hour
  • 3 cardamom pods
  • 1 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 1 bunch cilantro stemmed and washed
  • 1 bulb garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Hilbeh: Optional

  • 1 tablespoon fenugreek seed soaked for at least 1 hour
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste

Instructions

  • Blend the chilies with the spices, cilantro, garlic, and salt until you obtain a fine paste. Add the fenugreek and tomato paste, if using.
  • Store in a small jar in the fridge, and use within 2 weeks. Great as a dip for bread, or to spice up soups and pasta.
  • Makes 2 pints (8 cups or 32 one-quarter cup servings)

Notes

Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.
Nutrition Facts
Yemeni Fire Relish
Serving Size
 
0.25 cups
Amount per Serving
Calories
4
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
1
g
2
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
1
g
Sodium
 
77
mg
3
%
Potassium
 
20
mg
1
%
Carbohydrates
 
1
g
0
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
Vitamin A
 
75
mcg
8
%
Vitamin C
 
1
mg
1
%
Calcium
 
4
mg
0
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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