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Dukkah

Photo: Oxmoor House
Hands-on time 20 mins
Total time 20 mins
Yield Serves 8 (serving size: 2 tablespoons)
Dukkah is an incredibly versatile mix of nuts, seeds, and spices that's perfect for flavoring pita bread and cut vegetables that have been dipped in olive oil. Dip the vegetables or bread in the oil, and then the dukkah. You can also use dukkah to season grilled or roasted meat, fish, and vegetables.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons chickpea (garbanzo bean) flour (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons blanched hazelnuts (without skins)
  • 2 tablespoons coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black peppercorns

Nutrition Information

  • calories 53
  • fat 3.9 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 1.3 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 2 g
  • carbohydrate 3.3 g
  • fiber 1.6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.3 mg
  • sodium 131 mg
  • calcium 37 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place first 5 ingredients in a large skillet over medium heat; cook 4 minutes or until fragrant and toasted, shaking pan frequently.

  2. Pour spice mixture onto a plate; cool 5 minutes. Place mixture in a spice or coffee grinder (or in a mortar and pestle); add remaining ingredients. Process or grind until coarsely ground. Spread in a shallow bowl.

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