Lebanese baharat or 7 spice mix is used in middle eastern cooking like garam masala is to indian cooking. This delicate aromatic salt free spice
Creating well balanced meals is something we all struggle with. One of the things I love about Indian cuisine is that all meals contain a variety of dishes which makes balancing your meal easy. Adding spiced curd is a great way to add pro-biotics and aid digestion. The spices in the recipe complement any rice or lentil dish and it is so easy to make and will keep in the fridge for several days. If you want to increase the number of vegetable dishes in your diet then this dish definitely one you should use.
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heat oil in a saucepan, add onion and garlic, saute till translucent. Then add the whole and ground spices, stir gently and reduce the heat to medium. Once the whole spices start to crackle and spit ( 1-2 min ) they are ready.
add fresh coconut the yoghurt if using and gently warm .
Poor the spices into the curd and stir through and remove from the heat.