11 May 2015

Dukkah Spice

Guests of ours recently spoilt us, with making this most wonderful spice.  They very kindly shared the recipe, which is based on the traditional Egyptian Dukkah Recipe (but better!).  This is the most Fabulous deliciously yummy spice,  I found myself sprinkling it in on almost everything, even just gobbling straight out my hand.
Dukkah spice
100g  (about 2/3 Cup) Hazelnuts (or almonds)
100g  Sesame Seeds
2 Tbls (30ml) Cumin Seeds
2 Tbls (30ml) Coriander Seeds
1 tsp (5ml) Freshly Ground Black Pepper
1 tsp (5ml) Sea Salt (or pink Himalayan)
2 Tbls (30ml) Paprika
1/2 tsp (2,5ml) Turmeric
1/2 tsp (2,5ml) Cayenne pepper (optional)
1 tsp (5ml) dried ground ginger
Some of the ingredients for the dukkah
*  Heat a medium sized frying pan over medium heat.  Dry roast (without oil) the nuts, and Sesame, Cumin and Coriander seeds in the pan, stirring until a lovely golden colour  (about 7 minutes or so)
* Add remaining ingredients and mix to combine.
* Place all in a food processor and whizz until coarsely chopped.
* Adjust salt to taste
* Store in an air tight container.
* And voila - that is it.  So easy and so delicious!
Food processing the spice
Tips and Suggestions:
*  You can substitute the Hazelnuts for Pistachio nuts, or almonds
*  Add as a spice to curries, or over roasted veg.
* Lovely sprinkled over a fresh salad
* Add a pinch a chilli powder or cayenne pepper, for a bit of a bite.
* Traditionally served with crusty home bread and olive oil.
* For more fabulous ideas and conversions have a look at my Yummy Food index page
* Please comment and share your ideas.

Preparation:  5 minutes
Cooking:  10 minutes
(All Approximates)

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  1. I have never heard of Dukkah Spice before, but it looks and sounds good and I'll be making some really soon to try. Thank you for sharing with the Clever Chicks Blog Hop! I hope you’ll join us again next week!

    Kathy Shea Mormino
    The Chicken Chick

  2. Thank you so much for sharing this with Awesome Things Tuesday last week! Come party with us again, we'd love to have you!

  3. This looks so yummy!!! I might have to try this sometime, I am spice loving FIEND!! <3

    Keep in touch yeah? I am looking for more homesteady / sustainable living blogs to network with and follow! <3 - www.domesticgeekgirl.com


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