11 Essential Seasonings for Cooking the Fragrant Food of Iran
The food of Iran is filled with spices, herbs, and flowers, many of which are unique to Persian cuisine. Inside the spice set you’ll find the seasonings for a wide range of recipes from Iran.
This is a perfect starter collection for those who are new to Persian cooking, or who grew up with Persian food and want to start cooking it themselves. Along with individual spices, it contains advieh spice mix, a seasoning blend for Persian rice and meat dishes. It also contains a mix of herbs known as sabzi, best known for its use in the spring/summer stew ghormeh sabzi.
Our spices are sourced from Suraj Spices & Teas in Nashville, TN, a spice purveyor run by Aarika Patel. Patel's parents opened Nashville's first Indian grocery store in the 1980's, and she proudly carries on the family tradition of selling high quality international ingredients.
- Advieh spice mix: cinnamon, cardamom, nutmeg, cumin, black pepper, coriander, rose petals
- Sabzi herb mix: parsley, leek, cilantro, spinach, fenugreek
- Dried lime powder
- Dried mint
- Rose petals
- Cardamom powder
- Rose water
A note about saffron:
Our saffron is grown in Afghanistan. It is an ISO Cat-1 saffron with a color score of 267.5, a flavor score of 95.4 and an aroma score of 37.9. It is a high quality saffron suitable for Iranian, Spanish, and Indian recipes, or any recipe that calls for saffron.