Pronounced "Doo-Kah", Dukkah is often spelled as dukka, dakka and duqqa. Dukkah translates to "to crush" or "to pound". Dukkah is an Egyptian condiment that is a blend of spices, nuts (usually hazelnut) and herbs.
There is no single recipe for Dukkah, as it varies depending on the preparer's preferences. The most common ingredients, as close to universal as you'll get, are sesame seeds, coriander, cumin, salt, pepper and some type of nut. We've found a wide variety of nuts used from almonds, hazelnuts. macadamia nuts, peanuts and pine nuts. We've also come across versions that had roasted chickpeas, caraway seeds, fennel seeds, dill seeds and nigella seeds. This wide variety of Dukkah recipe variations may best described as it’s "a very personal and individual mixture".