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5 from 2 votes


Dukkah spice is an Egyptian nut and spice blend that will knock your socks off. This is a traditional Egyptian dukkah recipe with authentic ingredients.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 24 Tablespoons
Calories: 50kcal
Author: Amira


  • 2/3 cup sesame seeds.
  • 2/3 cup dry roasted peanuts.
  • 2 Tablespoons cumin seeds.
  • 2 Tablespoons coriander seeds.
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper.
  • 1 teaspoon salt.


  • In a skillet over medium heat, toast sesame seeds until they are golden. Keep stirring the whole time for about 2-3 minutes. Set aside.
  • In the same skillet place coriander and cumin, toast stirring frequently 1-2 minutes until they pop. Do not overcook. (Note1)
  • In a spice grinder, add cumin and coriander seeds and finely grind.
  • In a food processor, add peanut and almost 3/4 of the sesame seeds and roughly process.
  • In a deep bowl, add chopped nuts, ground spices, salt, black pepper and the rest of the sesame seeds. Mix well.
  • Serve with oil, crusty bread and hard boiled eggs.


1) Cumin and coriander seeds tend to taste a little bitter if they are over toasted.
Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 50 Calories from Fat 38
% Daily Value*
Fat 4.2g6%
Saturated Fat 0.6g4%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.9g
Potassium 61.3mg2%
Fiber 1.1g5%
Sugar 0.2g0%
Vitamin A 5IU0%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 49mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 50kcal | Fat: 4.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1.9g | Potassium: 61.3mg | Fiber: 1.1g | Sugar: 0.2g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 49mg