Preparation: 5 mins
For 2 servings


    • 60 g walnuts
    • 30 g breadcrumbs
    • 60 g roasted red peppers
    • 1 tbsp. Nar Ekşisi (pomegranate syrup)
    • 4 tbsp. olive oil
    • 1 clove of garlic
    • 2 tbsp. tomato paste
    • 1/2 tsp. paprika powder
    • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
    • 1/4 tsp. cumin
    • 1/4 tsp. chili flakes
    • Salt, sugar


    • First, toast the walnuts in a pan without oil over low heat for 3 - 4 minutes. Flip them occasionally so that they don't burn.
    • Afterwards, finely chop the walnuts together with the breadcrumbs and 1 teaspoon each of salt and sugar in a stand mixer.
    • Then add all the other ingredients and puree until smooth.
    • Serve with olive oil, chopped walnuts and parsley.

About this recipe

Muhammara is a paste of the Arabic cuisine made from roasted peppers and walnuts. It is a spicy dip and spread.

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