A spicy North African sauce made from chili peppers, garlic, cumin, and other seasonings.
Origin of harissaArabic har&imacron;sa, dish of pounded meat and bulgur, from harasa, to pound; see hrs in Semitic roots.
From Armenian Õ°Õ¡Ö€Õ«Õ½Õ¡ (harisa).
- A North African spice mix, containing chillis, garlic and salt, used as both a condiment and an ingredient.
Apparently from Arabic "break into pieces".