Baharat is an Arabic term for spices or spice blends. Many countries in the Middle East have variations of a basic baharat for fish, poultry, and meat. This version is designed for fish and seafood dishes, but can also be used with beef, poultry, and vegetables.

Amy Riolo
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine, Spring 2020


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine cinnamon, ginger, turmeric, and pepper in a clean glass jar with a tight-fitting lid. Secure the lid and shake until the seasonings are mixed well. Store in a cool, dry place (or the fridge) for up to 6 months.



To make ahead: Store in an airtight container at room temperature or in the refrigerator for up to 6 months.

Nutrition Facts

23 calories; protein 0.6g 1% DV; carbohydrates 5.6g 2% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 2.3g 9% DV; sugars 0.1g; fat 0.2g; saturated fat -1g -5% DV; vitamin a iu -1IU; vitamin c -1mg -2% DV; folate -1mcg; calcium -1mg; iron -1mg -6% DV; magnesium -1mg; potassium -1mg; sodium 1mg; thiamin -1mg -100% DV.