Alternate Spellings: Harisa

Cuisine: Tunisian

Recipe Type: Sauce

Average User Rating: 5 / 5

Vegetarian / Vegan: Vegan


2 oz. dried Piri-Piri chilies (~50g) (or a mix of dried New Mexico chilies and dried cayenne chilies)
5 cloves garlic
1.5 tsp caraway, ground
1.5 tsp coriander, ground
1 tsp cumin, ground
1/2-3/4 tsp salt, to taste
2-3 TB olive oil


Pour boiling water over chilies and soak until reconstituted and completely soft, about 20-30 minutes. Drain and remove seeds and stems. Blend chilies with garlic and olive oil in a food processor. Add salt and spices and blend to form a paste, adding a little bit more olive oil, if necessary.

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Prep Time: 40 minutes

Cooking Time: n/a

Servings: 1 cup

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