Crunchy, flavorful, savory… What’s to not love?! This Egyptian-inspired dukkah is a scrumptious and simple spice combine that provides prompt taste and vitamin to just about any dish! We like it on roasted greens (recipe coming quickly!), salads, avocado toast, dips, bowls, and extra!
Whereas hazelnuts are mostly utilized in dukkah, we discovered pepitas to be equally scrumptious, less complicated, extra reasonably priced, and appropriate for nut-free eaters too. Simply 6 elements and 5 minutes required, pals! Allow us to present you the way it’s completed!
What’s Dukkah Seasoning?
Dukkah is a spice, herb, and nut-based combination that originated in Egypt and can also be fashionable in different Center Japanese nations. The elements range by recipe, however frequent elements embody hazelnuts, sesame seeds, coriander, cumin, salt, and pepper.
In contrast to typical spice mixes which can be finely floor, dukkah has a singular, coarse texture. The next is our impressed, nut-free model made with pepitas for added vitamin.
Tips on how to Make Dukkah
It begins with evenly toasting the pepitas and spices to reinforce their flavors. Aspect impact of this step: Your kitchen will scent superb!
Subsequent, we add the evenly toasted combination plus salt to a mortar and pestle and start evenly pounding to interrupt up the spices till a coarse texture is achieved.
It will also be made in a small meals processor or in a bigger meals processor if making a bigger batch.
We hope you LOVE this dukkah seasoning. It’s:
An prompt taste increase
& SO fast & straightforward!
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Servings 12 (~1 tsp servings)
- 2 Tbsp uncooked pepitas (hulled pumpkin seeds // or sub roasted hazelnuts or almonds*)
- 1 Tbsp uncooked sesame seeds (if utilizing toasted, add on to mortar and pestle)
- 1 Tbsp complete coriander seeds*
- 2 tsp complete cumin seeds*
- 1/2 tsp complete black peppercorns*
- 1/4 tsp sea salt
Warmth a small to medium skillet over low-medium warmth. Add pepitas and toast, stirring sometimes, till they start to pop and puff up barely — about 2 minutes. Scale back warmth to low.
Add sesame seeds, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, and black peppercorns and toast, stirring regularly, till aromatic and the sesame seeds start turning gentle brown — about 2 minutes. Switch to a mortar and pestle (or small meals processor).
Add salt and crush (or pulse) the combination into a rough meal, ensuring to interrupt up any complete peppercorns. Style and modify as wanted, including extra salt to style, cumin seeds for smokiness, coriander seeds for brightness, or sesame seeds or pepitas for crunch.
Let cool totally earlier than transferring to a jar. Will preserve in a sealed container for no less than 3 months (or longer) at room temperature. Or, refrigerate to maintain recent even longer.
*We most well-liked the style and ease of pepitas, however hazelnuts or almonds are additionally scrumptious. If utilizing roasted hazelnuts or almonds, add them in step 2 to heat barely with out over toasting.
*We extremely advocate utilizing complete spices for the precise texture and taste, however if you wish to create one thing comparable with floor spices, use half the quantity of floor coriander, cumin, and black pepper.
*Recipe as written makes ~1/4 cup dukkah.
*Diet data is a tough estimate.
Serving: 1 teaspoon Energy: 11 Carbohydrates: 0.6 g Protein: 0.4 g Fats: 0.9 g Saturated Fats: 0.1 g Polyunsaturated Fats: 0.3 g Monounsaturated Fats: 0.3 g Trans Fats: 0 g Ldl cholesterol: 0 mg Sodium: 50 mg Potassium: 19 mg Fiber: 0.3 g Sugar: 0 g Vitamin A: 5 IU Vitamin C: 0 mg Calcium: 7 mg Iron: 0.3 mg