Some unique ways to use sumac powder
If you're wondering what sumac is, it is a wonderful herb which has a unique, tangy and a fruity taste. It is grown in subtropical reigons like North America, East Asia. Sumac powder is made when the berries of this shrub, also known as Rhus coriaria are sundried and finely ground. This powder is then used in culinary as it is an amazing spice, in dyes and in medicines as it boasts various health benefits.
Some ways to use this powder include:
It is widely used in hummus, baba ganoush, salads.
2. Spice Blend
Zaatar is a blend of various spices, which again is used in various dishes to enhance taste and add flavour.
Sumac is commonly used in marinades along with garlic, olive oil, lemon juice.
4. Sumac tea
One of the best ways to consume this tangy spice is in the form of tea. All you need is boiled water, add 1/2-1 tsp of sumac and honey (if required). If you want to consume this in summers, it can be consumed in the form of sumac lemonade with lot of ice to beat the heat!