Grandmother’s Zchug


  • Wet Ingredients
  • 1 bunch coriander leaves
  • 20 green chili peppers
  • 1 head of garlic
  • Dry Ingredients
  • 1 Tbs salt
  • 1 Tbsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. ground cumin
  • 1 Tbsp. cardamom


  • Peel garlic cloves. Discard stems of green peppers. Place both in a food processor and pulse until a coarse paste.
  • Roughly chop coriander leaves and add to the food processor together with the rest of the ingredients. Process until you get a shiny green paste.
  • Fill jars or small plastic containers with the prepared relish and store in the refrigerator.