Pistachio Dukkah (pronounced doo-kah), is a Middle Eastern mixture of toasted nuts, seeds, and savoury spices. It’s believed to have originated in Egypt. It’s always vegan and normally gluten free. Dukkah is derived from the Arabic word “to pound” or crush.
Dukkah can be used for seasoning vegetables, crusting meat and fish, and adding to olive oil for dipping bread.Considered a Middle Eastern fast food! Street vendors in Cairo will give you this spice mix in a paper cup, with strips of
pita bread. You dip the oil-brushed bread into the Dukkah.Eating it that way is modern, but the history of Dukkah dates back thousands of years.
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What does it taste like?
Dukkah has a complex flavor of nuts, seeds, and middle eastern spices. It has a course texture with a satisfying crunch. The spices create a savory standout in any dish it’s added to. There are many uses for Dukkah ranging from a crunchy sprinkle on salads. veggies, and pasta. It can also be used to coat lamb, chicken, or fish. Traditionally it is an Egyptian street food in which you dip bread in olive oil and then in Dukkah as a quick snack.
Dukkah has so many attributes of a snack food – crunch, a little salt, spices and nuts. It gives you that snack food pleasure without the calories. It can also be used as a low-sodium seasoning for all sorts of dishes.
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