The egyptian condiment Dukkah is a savory blend of seeds, spices and nuts

Pistachio and Coconut Dukkah

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  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 6 mins
  • Total Time: 11 mins
  • Yield: 1 1/2 CUPS 1x
  • Category: condiment
  • Cuisine: Kosher / Middle Eastern


Dukkah is a flavorful Egyptian condiment, that you will want to add to everything once you try it. You can customize it using your own mix of nuts, seeds and spices. This one is made with pistachios, coconut, coriander, sesame, fennel and cumin seeds.


  • 1 1/2 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 3 tbsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds
  • 3 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup roasted shelled pistachios, chopped
  • 1 tsp salt (or to taste)


  1. In a medium not stick skillet dry toast coriander, fennel and cumin seeds until fragrant, about 2 minutes, over medium heat. Watch them carefully to make sure they don’t doesn’t burn.
  2. Place all the spices in a bowl and let them cool
  3. Toast sesame seeds over medium heat for about 2 minutes
  4. Toast coconut over medium heat for about 2 minutes, watching carefully to make sure it doesn’t burn
  5. Grind cumin, fennel and coriander seeds in a spice grinder
  6. Combine ground spices, pistachios, coconut, sesame seeds and salt. Mix well and store in a tight closed container in the fridge


This recipe was adapted from Food52