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  • 110g hazelnuts
  • 80g sesame seeds
  • 2 tbs coriander seeds
  • 2 tbs cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp black peper
  • 1 tsp flaked sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Spread hazelnuts over a baking tray and cook in oven for 2-4 minutes, until toasted. Place hazelnuts in a tea towel and rub to remove skins.
  2. Transfer hazelnuts to a food processor and whizz until chopped. Place in a large bowl.
  3. Heat frying pan over medium heat. Dry cook sesame seeds for a couple of minutes until golden. Add to the hazelnuts.
  4. Cook coriander and cumin in dry pan until fragrant. Pound spices using a mortar and pestle (or cheat and use a coffee grinder). Add the spices, pepper and salt to the hazelnuts and sesame seeds and mix well.
  5. Delicous served with warm turkish bread and a fruity virgin olive oil.


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  1. Thank you so much for the recipe was also having trouble finding one , the sites are mainly advertising products you can buy in the shpos, cheers,.

  2. Same as Elizabeth, looking for receipe, now found quickly, thank you very much

  3. avatar Elizabeth Says: May 9, 2006 at 9:15 pm

    Was having a hard time finding a receipe for Dukkah so thank you very much

  4. avatar Tina Bajic Says: April 23, 2006 at 11:58 pm

    Great to find a great recipie thanx

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