Make Your Own Dukkah Spice and Add Fab Egyptian Flavours to Your Cooking
24th November 2016 -- Issue #92
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2. Recipe of the Week - Dukkah Spice
3. My Recipe Book
4. Top Tips on Toasting and Grinding Spices For Fab Flavours and Mouthwatering Aromas!
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Homemade Egyptian Dukkah
There aren't many blends that use hazelnuts, sesame seeds and various spices, but dukkah is one! Travel to Egypt (and Australia) and you'll find this nutty blend infused in oil and used as an appetizer or dip for bread and raw vegetables.
Makes about 11-12 tbsp
10 tbsp shelled hazelnuts
5 tbsp sesame seeds
2 tbsp coriander seeds
1 tbsp cumin seeds
1 tbsp black peppercorns
2 tsp dried marjoram
2 tsp salt
tbsp = tablespoon
tsp = teaspoon
- Over a medium heat, dry toast the hazelnuts for a few minutes whilst stirring or shaking the pan
- After a couple of minutes, and when the hazelnuts start to shed their skin, add the coriander, cumin, peppercorns and sesame seeds to the pan and toast for another few minutes. Keep stirring or shaking the pan
- Now take the pan off the heat, transfer the nuts and spices to a bowl and let cool
- Once cooled, add the toasted ingredients to your grinder and coarsely grind along with the salt and marjoram. (You may need to do this a few tablespoons at a time)
That's all there is to it!
Store in an airtight container out of
direct sunlight. Use within 3 months.
See the toasting and grinding info down the page for tips on this recommended, easy to do cooking process.
Click here to see how I made this blend. Includes a demo video.
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How to Toast and Grind
Dry toasting and grinding spices is the key to getting the most flavour out of your ingredients and into your home cooking...
Step 1: Add your whole spices to a dry pan over a low to medium heat and whilst stirring or shaking the pan, lightly toast them for a few minutes. When you can really smell the aromas and they start to darken, they're ready.
Step 2: Let them cool and then grind.
Step 3: For a finer blend, put them through a sieve before combining with any ground ingredients and herbs.
Click Here for step-by-step info and photos on this recommended technique.
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Jason - Spice-Mixes.com