Peri Peri Seasoning recipe

Peri Peri Seasoning

by Leena Kohli (@leenakohli)
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IndianSpice BlendVegetarianGluten-Free

Peri peri seasoning is a spicy blend of chili peppers and other spices, typically used to flavor chicken dishes.


3 Servings
  • 2tsp
    Cumin Seeds
  • 4tsp
    Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder
  • 3tsp
    Red Chilli Flakes
  • 1tsp
    Black Peppercorns
  • 1tsp
    Black Salt
  • 1/2tsp
    Cinnamon Powder
  • 3tsp
    Garlic Powder
  • 1 1/2tsp
    Ginger Powder
  • 2tsp
  • 1tsp
    Powdered Sugar
  • 3
    Green Cardamom
  • 1/2tsp
  • 1tsp
    Nutmeg Powder (optional)


  1. Place a heavy-bottomed pan on low to medium heat. Dry roast cumin seeds, black peppercorns, and green cardamon for 2-3 minutes.

  2. Transfer them to a plate and let them cool.

  3. Pulse the roasted spices in a blender or food processor until they are finely ground.

  4. Transfer the powder to a bowl and add all the remaining spices and mix well.

  5. Store in a dry place in an air-tight jar.

Tips & Tricks

  1. Peri peri seasoning can be stored for up to a month.

  2. Start with a small amount of peri peri seasoning and add more to taste. This will allow you to adjust the level of spiciness to your preference.

  3. Use it to marinate chicken, shrimp, or other meats before grilling or roasting.

  4. Sprinkle it over roasted vegetables or potatoes for added flavor.

  5. Mix it with olive oil or melted butter to create a spicy dipping sauce.

  6. Sprinkle it over popcorn for a spicy snack.

  7. Use it as a seasoning for fried rice or noodles.

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