Harissa | How to make Harissa

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BySuma Rowjee
Created on 28th Aug 2015
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  • By Suma Rowjee
    Created on 28th Aug 2015

About Harissa

Harissa is really simple to make and can be easily tweaked to suit your heat and taste preference. Recipes suggest using different varieties of dried red chilies, red jalapenos and roasted red peppers. You could alter the amount of dried and fresh chilies or simply use roasted bell peppers for a milder harissa. Fresh or dried herbs like mint and coriander, spices such as cumin, coriander, paprika, lime or lemon juice or sun dried tomatoes can be added. The paste can be refrigerated for a couple of weeks with a layer of oil on top.

Harissa, a marvellous creation to spice up your day. Harissa is one dish that no matter how much the stomach might be full, you just can't stop yourself from having a bite. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma absolutely is just mouth-watering. The aroma which arises while cookingHarissa is just too tempting. This amazing recipe is provided by Suma Rowjee. Be it kids or adults, no one can get away from this delicious dish. How to make Harissa is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, the answer to this question is the simple yet exotic recipe by of Harissaby Suma Rowjee. This recipe can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in this recipe just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Harissa is just the appropriate recipe to serve as many as 8. The cooking time for this delicacy is not much. So, the next time you have a get together or a night party at home, don't forget to check and try out this recipe. It's that one delicacy that everyone's definitely going to love it!

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time10mins
  • Serves8People

Ingredients to make Harissa

  • Fresh red chilies / red jalapenos - 50
  • Dried red chilies stemmed - 25 g
  • Roasted red bell pepper - 50 g
  • Peeled garlic - 10 g
  • Roasted cumin powder - 1 1/4 tsp
  • Salt - 1 1/4 tsp
  • Roasted coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves - 1/4 cup
  • Extra virgin olive oil - 3 tbsp

How to make Harissa

  1. Soak the dried chilies in hot water for about half an hour. Roast the red bell pepper in a 200 C oven for about 20-25 minutes.
  2. Once roasted peel the skin and chop roughly.
  3. Drain the soaked chilies, cut them into two. As you cut, be sure to drain any water which may have seeped in.
  4. Chop the fresh chilies into rough pieces. Take all ingredients except the oil in the smallest jar of your blender.
  5. Process till smooth. Add the oil and process again. Carefully check the seasoning.
  6. Transfer to a clean dry jar, top with more oil and refrigerate till needed.

Reviews for Harissa (1)

Gunjan Mittal2 years ago
V nice