harissa means: Combination of chilli-containing spices that are ground together with garlic, cumin and olive oil. (in Cooking Dictionary)
What else does harissa mean?
North African spice mix is used both as a seasoning and condiment. Harissa is a mixture of chiles that have been ground together with garlic, cumin and coriander. This paste can be made into a thick paste and used in cooking, or it can be diluted with stock or oil to make it a condiment. (in Cooking Dictionary)
This spicy North African sauce is made with chili peppers and garlic along with cumin and other seasonings. (in Merlin Dictionary)