Homemade Tahini Recipe

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This Simple Homemade Tahini recipe from scratch is truly delicious with perfect seasoning, delightfully flavourful and BETTER than you store-bought!

Tahini recipe is served in small ceramic bowl with wooden spoon

What is the recipe of tahini sauce?

Tahini Sauce is the traditional sauce served throughout the Middle East and it is the topping for the many other dishes.

Roasted sesame seeds ground to tahini paste and mixture of garlic, lemon juice is added to make the tahini sauce.

What does tahini paste taste like?

Tahini paste taste like nutty, buttery, a drizzly sauce with exploding complex of flavor.

Why this recipe works:

Simple and homemade

No preservatives are added

You can add any ingredients to make it flavourful. 

How to make Homemade Tahini Recipe:

seasame seeds being dryroasted in cast iron pan
Dry roast sesame seeds to a light golden color over medium heat.
seasame seeds added to food processor
Add the roasted sesame seeds to a food processor
seasame seeds in food processor
Pulse the sesame seeds for few seconds
a cup of olive oil is being added to food processor
Add olive oil
pulsed seasme seeds in food processor
Pulse again to get a creamy consistency. If it tends to be thick, add some olive oil and pulse again.
garlic and cumin are in small ceramic bowl
Meanwhile, mix garlic paste, cumin powder, salt, lemon juice, and olive oil.
 a wooden spoon of garlic mixture is being added to food processor
Add the mixture to a tahini paste.
tahini paste in food processor
 Pulse again to get a tahini recipe. The more you pulse by adding olive oil it becomes creamier. Homemade Tahini Recipe is ready! 

recipe of tahini sauce is in small ceramic bowl with wooden spoon

Tips to make Recipe of Tahini:

1. Toast the sesame seeds to a light golden brown, sesame seeds are tiny so burn very easily 

2. Add any types of neutral oil like grapeseed oil, vegetable oil. 

3. My tahini consistency is slightly gritty which is not a problem when you use to make hummus or for a topping. 
4. To get a creamy smooth consistency to use high powder blender like Vitamix. 

5.Pulse and scrape down the bottom frequently to make sure all the seeds are incorporated

FAQ:

Is tahini sauce healthy?

Tahini contains more protein and most nuts, It is packed with healthy nutrients, It is rich in Vitamin B, E, Magnesium, iron.

What are the recipes with tahini?

Tahini is widely used in Hummus, Baba Ganoush, salad dressing, shawarma, sauce for falafel, side dishes,

How long does tahini keep in the refrigerator?

Store tahini is an air-tight container and best to consume within a few weeks.

recipe of tahini paste is taken in small wooden spoon from white ceramic bowl

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Tahini Recipe


  • Prep Time: 1 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x

Description

This Simple Homemade Tahini recipe from scratch is truly delicious with perfect seasoning, delightfully flavourful and BETTER than you store-bought!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 cup Sesame seeds
  • 3 tbs olive oil

To blend:

  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Dry roast sesame seeds to a light golden color over medium heat.
  2. Add the roasted sesame seeds to a food processor. Pulse the sesame seeds for few seconds
  3. Add olive oil, Pulse again to get a creamy consistency. If it tends to be thick, add some olive oil and pulse again.
  4. Meanwhile, mix garlic paste, cumin powder, salt, lemon juice, and olive oil.
  5. Add the mixture to a tahini paste.
  6. Pulse again to get a tahini recipe. The more you pulse by adding olive oil it becomes creamier.
  7. Homemade Tahini Recipe is ready!

Notes

Tips to make Recipe of Tahini:

1. Toast the sesame seeds to a light golden brown, sesame seeds are tiny so burn very easily 

2. Add any types of neutral oil like grapeseed oil, vegetable oil. 

3. My tahini consistency is slightly gritty which is not a problem when you use to make hummus or for a topping. 
4. To get a creamy smooth consistency to use high powder blender like Vitamix. 

5.Pulse and scrape down the bottom frequently to make sure all the seeds are incorporated

  • Category: Appetizer, dip
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

 

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3 Comments

  1. Anonymous says:

    Amazing….

    1. Nithya Narasimhan says:

      Thank You!

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