Wheat and Spice Blend

Dugga

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey

The Gaza Kitchen

By Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt

Published 2021

  • About

Dugga, popularly known as “dukka” in the West and not to be confused with the spicy tomato salad dagga, is an intensely nutritive blend of roasted and ground grains, legumes, and spices. It is eaten with extra virgin olive oil and bread, baked on manaeesh, sprinkled on sliced oranges, or, in some modern kitchens, used as a seasoning for chicken or meat.

While each cook has her own variation of dugga, what is unique about the Gazan blends is their dazzling