Homemade Harissa Recipe

A North African spiced chilli paste. Use as a piquant accompaniment to meat and fish.

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Les ingrédients

Pour people
  • Red chilli(s) : 20 whole
  • Garlic clove(s) : 4 whole
  • Caraway seed(s) : 1 Tsp
  • Coriander seeds : 1 Tsp
  • Fresh tomato puree : 15 g
  • Olive oil : 100 ml
  • Red wine vinegar : 45 ml


  • ETAPE 1

    Scorch the chillies with a blowtorch until the skin blisters and blackens, then peel and de seed.

  • ETAPE 2

    Toast the coriander and caraway seeds in a dry pan until fragrant. Place in a pestle and mortar and grind to a fine powder.

  • ETAPE 3

    Place the chillies, garlic cloves, vinegar and tomato puree in a blender and process to a paste.

  • ETAPE 4

    Add olive oil and spices and blend again.

Chef's tip

«For a more mild harissa, replace half the chillies with a large red pepper.»

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