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Chaimen- an Armenian Spice Rub! (Use for Basterma)

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“Well, without Chaimen, there would be no Basterma! I LOVE Basterma...It is so delicious. A real delicacy. Sliced very, very thin and eaten with The wonderful Armenian bread-Lavash. Can you tell I like Armenian food?? I can't help it-It's in my blood. Thanks to my Aunt Sophie!”
READY IN:
15mins
YIELD:
1/2 cup
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients.
  2. Add a enough water, a little at a time, to make.
  3. the mixture as thick as waffle dough.
  4. Blend well to avoid lumps.
  5. This mixture may be kept in fridge for several weeks.
  6. Eat by dipping bread morsels into the dish of Chaimen.
  7. Use Chaimen to make Basterma, The dried Armenian Jerky!

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