Zhug / Spicy Garlic Spread

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Rita1652

I found this on line yet to try! A Spicy Yemenite condiment,(Pronounced Zzzz-Hoog, One Syllable) good for soups, stews, or spread on toast when your MIL comes to visit. Also very nice stirred into chicken soup when you have a bad sinus cold. This version is from Claudia Roden's New Book of Middle Eastern Food (Penguin, 1985).

Top Review by NcMysteryShopper

We enjoyed this as a dip for bread. I plan to use this in a soup recipe that I have been planning to make! Thanks Rita!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grind and blend all ingredients into a paste.
  2. Keeps for quite a while in a tightly closed jar with a layer of oil spread over the top.

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