This fresh hot sauce traces its origins to Yemen but is used all over the Middle East. Stash leftovers in the fridge and use as a sandwich spread.

This recipe originally appeared in our Harvest 2020 issue. Get the magazine here.


Credit: Photography by Christopher Testani

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Makes 1 1/2 to 2 cups


Ingredient Checklist
Peppery Cumin & Caraway Spice Blend


Instructions Checklist
  • In a food processor, pulse all of the ingredients except the EVOO until the herbs are finely chopped. With the machine running, slowly stream in the EVOO, mixing until the sauce is smooth. 

  • Peppery Cumin & Caraway Spice Blend

  • Heat a medium skillet over medium. Add the spices and cook, tossing frequently, until fragrant, 4 to 5 minutes. Let the spices cool, then transfer them to a spice grinder and pulse until powdery.