Khmeli Suneli is a mix of dried herbs and spices consisting of: coriander, dill, basil, bay leaf, marjoram, fenugreek, parsley, black pepper, celery, thyme, hyssop, mint, hot pepper and saffron or safflower; popular in the Caucasus region, especially in Georgia.
The pale gold to light brown mixture consists of combining 2 tablespoons dried marjoram, 2 tablespoons dried dill, 2 tablespoons dried summer savory, 2 tablespoons dried mint, 2 tablespoons dried parsley, 2 tablespoons ground coriander, 1 tablespoon dried fenugreek leaves, 2 teaspoons dried ground marigold petals, 1 teaspoon ground black pepper, 1 teaspoon ground fenugreek seeds, and 2 crushed bay leaves according to one popular recipe.
According to many others, it contains hot spices, usually red pepper flakes or dried, ground chiles.
Selecting and Buying
Preparation and Use
Khmeli-suneli is a traditional blend of spices. Khmeli Suneli is the ideal flavor for meat & fish, hot & cold meals, including vegetable, turkey, & chicken.
Conserving and Storing
Powder can be stored in a cool, dry place indefinitely. However, it is a good idea to pack it as airtight as possible, as it is highly fragrant.