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Serves : Makes about 3/4 cup

This potent North African condiment is especially good and spicy when made at home, but it's available at Middle Eastern groceries—and, of course, at Draeger's.  More Great Condiments

How to Make It

Step 1    

In a small saucepan, cover the chiles with water. Boil over moderately high heat until slightly softened, about 2 minutes. Cover and let soak for 1 hour.

Step 2    

Drain the chiles, reserving the soaking liquid, and transfer them to a food processor. Add the oil, garlic, caraway, coriander and cumin and season with salt. Puree until smooth, adding enough of the reserved chile liquid to blend the sauce. Transfer to a bowl.

Make Ahead

The Harissa can be refrigerated for up to 1 week.

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