Saudi Kabsa Spice Mix

READY IN: 6mins
Recipe by UmmBinat

Whole spices make it much more aromatic and flavourful so that is what I recommend using. This is my addaption of a recipe found on

Top Review by WiGal

A nice combination of spices! And I love the fennel-LOL! Made this to go into your recipe#369045. Can see this also used on roasted potatoes. Thank you for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seed
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns (1/2 tbs if you don't want it hot)
  • 1 teaspoon black cardamom pod (I left this out, they are not to be substituted with green cardomom)
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seed (We prefer this without as we don't like fennel flavour. You will be able to taste it.)


  1. Blend until crushed.
  2. Use as required.

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