Bharat is a spice blend typical to the Arab cuisine and Middle Eastern cuisines, mainly in Iraq.
Bharat serves as the main spice when cooking many chicken, beef, kubba, rice and Tabith (Iraqi chicken recipe). The name Bharat in Arabic means “spices”.
Ingredients: Cloves, cinnamon, English pepper.
There are different versions of the mixture, and some also add spices like nutmeg, cardamom, cumin and even dried coriander.
Different versions of Bharat differ in the exact composition and ratio of the different spices.