My Own Za'atar

Total Time
10 mins
0 mins

Unable to find sumac, I found some websites that recommend substituting lemon zest. This is what I decided on after loking at many recipes.

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  1. Grind the toasted sesame seeds with a mortar and pestle.
  2. In a bowl, combine all ingredients well.
  3. Store in a tightly capped jar in the refrigerator.
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5 5

i love this! I used it on fish and also to make sauce. I would like to use it on fresh tomatoes next time. I also might fill it in jars and give it away together with a recipe. Thank you for sharing. Made for Ramadan Tag Game 2010

5 5

This has great flavour! DH and I enjoyed this on your "Za'atar Tomatoes". I am looking forward to using this on meats and veggies. Thank you for sharing this yummy spice mixture. Made for African Recipe Fun.

4 5

Very nice! I took Rita's cue and used it as a dipping sauce for toasted French bread. I enjoyed it. Thanks!