Daniel's 24/7 Spice Blend

Pat Duran


You'll make all your cooking more interesting with a touch of this recipe by Daniel Orr.
This blend of spices is common in India,Bangladesh,Pakistan, North Africa also uses these spices in their couscous and other dishes.
This is Chef Daniel Orr's recipe posted in the Indiana Public Media.
He calls it 24/7 because you can use it all day long. Says you should try it on your hot cereal with raisins and milk and on your strawberriflambémbe at dinner. He says it accents both the sweet and savory in everything it touches.And that it is great on meat, fish, vegetables-everything!


★★★★★ 2 votes

Makes about 3/4 cup
5 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 3 Tbsp
    coriander seed
  • 2
    pieces star anise
  • 1 Tbsp
    fennel seed
  • 2 tsp
    mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp
    cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp
    ginger powder
  • 1/2 stick
  • 1 tsp
    black peppercorns, whole
  • 1 tsp
    white peppercorns, whole
  • 3
    dried bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp
    whole mace

How to Make Daniel's 24/7 Spice Blend


  1. Grind all ingredients in a spice grinder.
    Store in an airtight container in a cool. dark place.

Printable Recipe Card

About Daniel's 24/7 Spice Blend

Course/Dish: Spreads Dressings
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: American

Show 16 Comments & Reviews

How To Make Compound Butter

How to Make Compound Butter

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Compound butter sounds extremely fancy and hard to make. In reality, it is extremely simple to prepare and will enhance any meal. They are made by mixing softened butter with...

22 Fall Butter Recipes

22 Fall Butter Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

From pumpkin to apple to salted caramel to cinnamon, enjoy the fresh taste of all the autumn flavors with these fall butter recipes. Using your Crock Pot, Instant Pot or...