Ketjiap Spice Mix

Makes 1/3 cup

Use to make Junoon chef Vikas Khanna's Tree of Life Cauliflower.


  • 1 tablespoon allspice berries

  • 1 tablespoon mace blades

  • 1 tablespoon whole black peppercorns, preferably tellicherry

  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds

  • ½ teaspoon whole cloves

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon


  1. Place all ingredients in a small heavy-bottomed skillet and toast over medium heat for 1 minute. Remove from heat and let cool.

  2. Transfer spices to a spice grinder; grind until a fine powder forms. Store in a nonreactive airtight container for up to 2 months.

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