cardamom. At first, I was a little hesitant as I always drink my coffee with some milk or creamer. The thought of drinking coffee black freaks me out. But I am beginning to learn, just as one of my new Middle Eastern friend tells me, "a little bit of Hayl (cardamom) makes everything taste beautiful." I must say, I have to agree with him.
**When I originally posted this, I mentioned that the spice used was coriander. I was mistaken. These are cardamom pods. Oopsy! Glad I didn't start sending out recipes! Ha!