Rose Harissa Easy

Prep: 30 minutes 

Cooking: 0 minutes 

Serves: 20

Serving Suggestion: Serve as a dip, add to salad dressings, soup and stews or use as a marinade for meats, cheese, fish and vegetables 


  • 15 dried chillies (medium heat)
  • 1 tablespoon of loosely packed dried rose petals
  • 2 roasted peppers
  • 1/2 tablespoon of ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1-2 fresh chillies
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 3 tablespoons of good quality plain oil
  • 1 tablespoon of rose water
  • 2 tablespoons of white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of tomato puree


Place the dried chillies in a bowl and cover with boiling water for 20 minutes 

Once they are softened, strain and place in a blender 

Add the rest of the ingredients and pulse until smooth (or keep chunkier if preferred) 

Taste and season with more salt or add a splash of lemon juice if you desire more kick!
Keep in an airtight container for up to a week