Ground Sumac Sumac is a dried, ground berry that has a sour, tart and salty taste. It is used a seasoning on rice, marinades and rubs for meat and poultry in Persian cuisine. The fruits of the Sumac plant are ground into a deep red or purple powder and are used as a spice in Middle Eastern cuisine to add a lemony taste to salads or meat. In Arabic cuisine, it is used as a garnish on Meze dishes and added to salads. In Persian and Kurdish cuisine, Sumac is added to white rice or Kabob. In Turkish cuisine, it is added to salad- servings of Kabob and Lahmacun. Ingredients: Sumac, Salt Allergen: Packed on shared equipment with wheat, tree nuts, soy and sesame.