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Majoun - A very old (over 1000yrs)way of eating cannabis

Discussion in 'Cooking With Cannabis' started by diggitydank420, Aug 8, 2007.


    diggitydank420 Well-Known Member

    • 1/4 ounce of cannabis tops
    • 1/2 cup raisins
    • 1/2 cup walnuts
    • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1 teaspoon ground anise (not star anise)
    • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1/2 cup honey
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 2 tablespoons butter (or cannabutter)

    1. Remove stems and seeds from 1/4 ounce of marijuana tops, then dry and crumble the leaves. In a dry skillet, toast the leaves over very low heat until the aromas are released.
    2. Mix the leaves with 1/2 cup raisins, 1/2 cup walnuts, 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg, 1 teaspoon ground anise, 1 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/2 cup honey, and 1/2 cup water, adding more water if the mixture is too dry and crumbly.
    3. Simmer together until the mixture is soft and thick. Mash by hand or transfer to a food processor and blend, using several short pulses.
    4. Stir in 2 tablespoons butter, spoon into a jar, and refrigerate for storage. Spread on crackers or plain cookies, or use as a filling for stuffed cookies. Majoun will keep for 2 to 3 months refrigerated.
    I have not tried this recipe, but I have read about it in a few books and haven't found it on this forum so I thought I should share.

    shamegame Well-Known Member

    Interesting.I do not find the recipe appealing personally, but very unique and historical recipe.Nice post.

    iToke Well-Known Member

    if stoners have managed to remember anything for more than 2 days it must be good
    so a 1000 year old weed recipe must be pretty good lol
    red phoenix

    red phoenix Active Member

    lol @ i Toke's comment
    im going to have to try the recipe when i have extra weed

    Sana Active Member

    I made it a few days ago.

    Total duration in my case was 2 hours.
    I had put around 8 grams of thc instead (last of a huge bag ;) ) of the tops and 2 grams of tops that were crushed. I used a ?sieve? to filter large pieces.

    My opinion:

    Its very good, it tastes like an marrocan spice shop smells.
    But its exagerated that you begin to trip after a spoonfull. I put 2 crackers on top of each other with the majoun in the middle. I need about 4 to feel as stoned as i would be if i smoke 0.3grams of cannabis on my own. Maybe i just smoke to much i don't know.
    I know my cannabis is potent so it's not crap weed.


    Just make it, its well worth your time and weed. And ok its not so potent as many say on the internet but you have ALOT of majoun so i can eat like a 100 crackers if i want too, so theres plenty.

    Sorry for improper english, has been a while i talked english on forums
    Singlemalt likes this.

    gioua Well-Known Member

    what the HECK??? they had food processors 1k years ago?
    seriosuly anything with anise in it will kill the pot flavor (could be a good thing? some hate it)

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