Cannellini hummus with dukkah

Dukkah is a mix of ground spices, nuts and seeds. You can use it as a condiment for many  different dishes. In this recipe it makes hummus, an old time vegan favourite, go high­end.  It’s a perfect dish for dinner party nibbles as it is quick and easy to make but looks a bit  fancy! The hummus is wonderfully smooth because of the cannellini beans.    

For the dukkah  

1T hazelnuts  

1/2T sesame seeds  

2t coriander seeds  

1t cumin seeds    

Preheat the oven to 200c  Put all of the ingredients on a baking tray, toast for 10 minutes until they are browned  Cool and remove the skins of the hazelnuts  In a pestle and mortar roughly grind the nuts and seeds    

For the hummus  

1 can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed  

Juice of 1 lemon  

1t light tahini  

1 garlic clove  

1t ground cumin  

1/2t sea salt  

1T extra virgin olive oil    

Blend all of the ingredients till smooth using a hand blender or food processor    Pour the hummus into a bowl, top with the dukkah and a little extra virgin olive oil