Learn how to make authentic and easy recipes for homemade spice blends from around the world, including Indian garam masala, Moroccan ras el hanout, Thai green curry paste, Middle Eastern za'atar and so many more! Making your own spice blends gives you the best flavor and it is better for you, because you know exactly what goes in them!
Make a jar of one or more of these DIY spice mixes and keep on hand to add amazing taste and flavor to your favorite dishes. Most have multiple uses and some can even be used as seasoning blends.
You can use them to flavor stews, soups, curries, dals and salads. Some of the blends, like niter kibbeh, can even be used as dipping sauces!
Table of Contents
Indian Spice Blends
African spice blends
Middle Eastern Spice Blends
Asian Spice Blends
Caribbean Spice Blends
How to store spice blends
Homemade spice mixes should always be placed in airtight spice jars or glass jars and stored in a dark, cool spot out of direct sunlight, or in the fridge. That way they will last you a year or more.