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Dukkah

Dukkah is an amazingly versatile mix of nuts, seeds, and dry-fried spices. As a garnish it can transform many vegetarian dishes, such as hummus, salads, roasted veg, mash, soup - really just about any anything! It also makes a terrific homemade gift, so make extra and spread the joy of dukkah!

Dukkah

Ingredients:

  • 100g pistachios-shelled weight, unsalted
  • 25g pumpkin seeds
  • 25g sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds, dry fried and roughly ground
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds, dry fried and roughly ground
  • 1 tsp sumac (or paprika if you don’t have sumac)
  • a good pinch of Maldon salt

Method:

  1. Heat a large frying pan and toast the pumpkin seeds until they have swelled up, set aside in a bowl.
  2. Add the sesame seeds to the hot pan and toast for a couple of minutes or until they are golden.
  3. In the same pan dry fry the coriander seeds and then the cumin seeds until fragrant.
  4. Whizz the nuts, spices, salt and seeds up in a food processor or pound in a pestle and mortar to a loose bread crumb consistency.

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