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Tremendous Easy Dukkah Seasoning (Egyptian-Impressed)

Homemade pumpkin seed dukkah seasoning in a mortar with pestle

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!

Spoonfuls of black peppercorns, sesame seeds, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, salt, and pepitas

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!

Toasted pepitas, sesame seeds, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, and black peppercorns in a skillet

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.

Toasted pepitas, sesame seeds, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, black peppercorns, and salt in a mortar and pestle

It will also be made in a small meals processor or in a bigger meals processor if making a bigger batch.

Close up shot of dukkah seasoning in a mortar and pestle

We hope you LOVE this dukkah seasoning. It’s:

An prompt taste increase
& SO fast & straightforward!

Dukkah is a straightforward means so as to add advanced taste to an in any other case extra primary dish. It’s superb on hummus, grilled rooster, roasted greens, and extra!

Extra DIY Spice Blends

Should you do this recipe, tell us! Depart a remark, fee it, and don’t overlook to tag a photograph @minimalistbaker on Instagram. Cheers, pals!

Bowl of hummus topped with olive oil and dukkah seasoning

Prep Time 1 minute

Prepare dinner Time 4 minutes

Whole Time 5 minutes

Servings 12 (~1 tsp servings)

Course Spice Mix

Delicacies Egyptian-Impressed, Gluten-Free, Vegan

Freezer Pleasant No

Does it preserve? 3 Months

  • 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.

  • Excellent for garnishing roasted greens (recipe coming quickly!), salads, bowls, avocado toast, dips; marinating or seasoning rooster or fish; or including taste to simply about any dish.
  • 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


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