Baharat is an Arabic term meaning both spices and a specific spice mixture used to flavor many dishes. In Syria, the blend might include black pepper, allspice, cinnamon, and nutmeg. It can be purchased, or made at home.
- 6 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
- 8 raw artichoke hearts, halved
- 1 (2-lb.) piece boneless leg of lamb, cut into 1" pieces
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
- 1 large yellow onion, peeled and grated
- 1 tsp. Syrian Spice Mix (Baharat)
- 2 tbsp. chopped fresh mint