Crunchy, flavorful, savory… What’s to not love?! This Egyptian-inspired dukkah is a scrumptious and simple spice combine that provides on the spot taste and vitamin to almost any dish! We adore 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, buddies! 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 well-liked in different Center Jap international locations. The elements differ by recipe, however frequent elements embody hazelnuts, sesame seeds, coriander, cumin, salt, and pepper.
In contrast to typical spice mixes which might be finely floor, dukkah has a singular, coarse texture. The next is our impressed, nut-free model made with pepitas for added vitamin.
It begins with calmly toasting the pepitas and spices to reinforce their flavors. Aspect impact of this step: Your kitchen will scent superb!
Subsequent, we add the calmly toasted combination plus salt to a mortar and pestle and start calmly 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 on the spot taste increase
& SO fast & simple!
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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 entire coriander seeds*
- 2 tsp entire cumin seeds*
- 1/2 tsp entire black peppercorns*
- 1/4 tsp sea salt
Warmth a small to medium skillet over low-medium warmth. Add pepitas and toast, stirring often, till they start to pop and puff up barely — about 2 minutes. Cut back warmth to low.
Add sesame seeds, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, and black peppercorns and toast, stirring ceaselessly, 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 entire peppercorns. Style and regulate as wanted, including extra salt to style, cumin seeds for smokiness, coriander seeds for brightness, or sesame seeds or pepitas for crunch.
Let cool absolutely earlier than transferring to a jar. Will preserve in a sealed container for at the least 3 months (or longer) at room temperature. Or, refrigerate to maintain contemporary 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 suggest utilizing entire spices for the proper 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