5 fresh Serrano chili pods
5 garlic cloves
1 bundle of fresh cilantro (chopped)
2 tbsp Zhug blend
1 tsp salt
Zhug is Yemen's fiery hot spice blend for sprinkling over food or used in making ordinary dips into extraordinary ones. This national treasure compliments almost any dish from salads to fish, to meat or soups.
You can make a zesty, spicy dip appetizer by using one of the following ingredients: Feta Cheese, Cream Cheese or Sour Cream, zhug blend and olive oil. Just spread the cheese, then drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle over the zhug blend awesome!
Fresh Zhug paste:
Place all ingredients in a food processor and grind it finely. You can place the zhug paste in a glass jar and store for up to one month in the refrigerator.
Use this spicy condiment sparingly as a garnish for hummus or other dips,
add it to soups or a spread for meat or fish.