Supercharged Tigernut Dukkah

A delicious twist on dukkah, supercharged with health-boosting ingredients including tigernuts, herbs and spices. Perfect to add flavour and texture to your favourite savoury dishes. Sprinkle over vegetables, salads, avocado, dips or chicken/fish.

What are tigernuts? A tiny tube (aka root vegetable) that's actually not a nut and taste like "chewy coconut and almond". 

Nourish 101:

  • This recipe is free from gluten, grain, dairy and refined sugar.
  • This recipe is nut free and suitable for those with nut sensitivity or following AIP/ nut free diets. 
  • Made with simple, nourishing ingredients. 
  • Tigernuts are a prebiotic and rich in fibre great for gut health. 
  • Turmeric adds beneficial anti-flammatory and immune-boosting properties.


Supercharged Tigernut Dukkah

  • 1/4 cup peeled tigernuts
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1.5 tbsp sesame seeds 
  • 1 tsp dried oregano 
  • 1/2 tsp dried chilli flakes 
  • 1/4 tsp ground turmeric 
  • Pinch good quality salt 
  • Pinch black pepper


  1. In a blender, good quality spice grinder or food processor pulse tigernuts to resemble fine bread crumbs. Set aside. 
  2. Toast coriander and cumin seeds in a dry frying pan until fragrant. Allow to cool. 
  3. Toast sesame seeds in a dry frying pan until lightly coloured. Allow to cool.
  4. Add coriander and cumin seeds to blender/spice grinder and pulse to grind. 
  5. In a small mixing bowl combine ground tigernuts, spices, sesame seeds, oregano, chilli flakes, turmeric, salt and pepper. Store in an air-tight container. 

Recipe Tips:

  • For added crunch and a toasted flavour you can lightly toast the peeled tigernuts in a dry frying pan (watch they don’t burn). Allow to completely cool before grinding. 
  • I get my tigernuts from the Australian company Terra Firma.

Please note this recipe is unsponsored. I enjoy endorsing products, such as tigernuts, that I believe in their nutritional value and quality.

This recipe was created by nutritionist, naturopath and recipe developer Casey-Lee Lyons © Live Love Nourish ® 2017. All rights reserved.


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  • Preservative Free
  • Refined Sugar Free
This recipe is also:
  • Nut Free
  • Peanut Free
  • Vegan
  • Corn Free
  • Vegetarian
  • Plant Based
  • Whole 30