Tahini is a ground sesame seed paste. Tahini is an important ingredient in Middle Eastern cuisine and several other ethnic cuisines, including Greek, North African, and Turkish cuisine. It's a central ingredient in recipes such as hummus, as well as many vegan salad dressings. Sesame seeds and olive oil are all you need to make homemade tahini.
  • Passive
    0 minutes
  • Prep
    5 minutes
  • Cook
    10 minutes
  • Servings
    20 People


  • 1 cup Sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup olive oil (Light Olive oil)


  • 1 Dry roast the sesame seeds slightly. Grind the roasted sesame seeds in a blender. Add olive oil and grind further into a fine paste.
  • 2 Use whenever called in for a recipe, specially used while making hummus. (See Recipe notes below).

Recipe Notes

  1. Can be stored in refrigerator for about a year.
  2. Click here for Hummus Recipe.

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