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Yemenite Schug Recipe

Posted on 9th of July, 2013 by Lévana


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Every cuisine has its hot sauce recipe favorite: Salsa, Harissa, Charif, Schug, Chutney, Hot Pepper Jelly, to name just a few. All delicious and all worth making.
Schug is the Yemenite Favorite, all-green, pungent and pleasantly acrid, thanks to the inclusion of Fenugreek, a staple in Yemenite Cooking, called Halbah in Arabic.


6 jalapeno peppers
1 large bunch cilantro, stems cut off
1/4 cup ground fenugreek
2 teaspoon ground dry coriander
6 large clove garlic
¼   cup olive oil
¼  cup fresh lemon juice
salt and pepper


Process all ingredients in a food processor, until fine but not completely smooth. You want some texture. Store refrigerated in a glass jar.

Filed under: Cilantro Recipes, Condiments Recipes, Fenugreek Recipes, Halbah Recipes, Jalapeno Recipes, Kosher Recipes, Schug Recipes, Yemenite Recipes

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