Dukkah (Egyptian Nut-and-Spice Blend)




Makes about 1/2 cup

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Recipe Time

Total: 15 Minutes


1 1/2 tablespoons coriander seeds
1 1/2 teaspoons cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/4 cup roasted hazelnuts
1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds


1. Toast coriander seeds and cumin seeds in a small frying pan over medium-low heat until a shade darker, 5 to 7 minutes; let cool.

2. Whirl spices, salt, pepper, and thyme in a food processor until fairly finely ground.

3. Add hazelnuts and sesame seeds and pulse until coarsely ground.


Adeena Sussman,

November 2011
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