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Kamouneh mix recipe for Kibbeh

Lebanese kamouneh mixture ready to use for kibbeh

Course Spice blend
Cuisine Lebanese
Keyword kibbeh,
Servings 2 cups


  • Peel of 1 orange
  • 1 small red onion
  • 1/2 white onion
  • 1/4 cup of fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • 1 tbsp dried marjoram
  • 1 tbsp dried mint
  • 3 tbsp kamouneh spices
  • 1 tbsp 7 spice
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • 1/2 birds eye chilli
  • 1 cup fine bulgur wheat


  1. Thinly peel the orange (avoiding the white pith as much as possible) and blitz well in a food processor to a fine consistency
  2. Then add the onions, all of the fresh herbs and spices as well as the salt and blitz again.
  3. Finally add the fine bulgur wheat and pulse everything together.

Recipe Notes

Store the kamouneh mix in the freezer for use when required.

For the full seven spice and kamouneh spice blend recipes, see the Zaatar and Zaytoun blog