Tabil - Traditional Tunisian Spice Mix

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Um Safia

Tabil is used to season & enhance many Tunisian dishes. In fact, Tabil means seasoning (it originally referred to the coriander which is the key ingredient in Tabil!) Tabil is often used in conjunction with harissa & added to stews. You can use it as a rub or to season cooked vegetable salads or in dolma stuffing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine coriander seeds, garlic, caraway seeds, crushed red pepper flakes and grindin a spice / coffee grider or in a mortar & pestle.
  2. Spread out onto a baking tray and dry in a low oven (200°F) for about 1 hour.
  3. Cool, grind again as fine as possible. Add the ras el hanout & store in an airtight jar in a cool, dark place for up to 4 months.

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