Tahini | Al Durra Tahina 400gTahini Paste or Tahina Sauce a delicious condiment by Al Durra made from toasted sesame seeds that is widely used in cuisines of the Middle East, Eastern Mediterranean, the South Caucasus, and parts of North Africa. It is served by itself or as the main ingredient in baba ghanoush, hummus, and halvas, or drizzled over your favourite falafel and shawarma.
What is Tahini made of?Tahini is mainly made from sesame seeds that are soaked in water to separate the bran from the kernels. The seed are then crushed and soaked in salty water to float the kernels that are then toasted and ground to produce oily paste. Some flour or olive oil might be added to structure the paste well.
What is Tahini used for?This light, creamy, and delicious Tahini could be used as in Tahini dip or Tahini sauce which is a perfect accompaniment to any meal. Tahini itself is nothing more than a treat when served on its own or along with meat dishes, or drizzled over salads or a bowl of steamed vegetables, and even makes a great addition to dates' paste. Stash up your pantry with this essential and delicious Tahini to enhance the flavour of your everyday meals.
How to make Tahini?
How to make tahini paste at home? Tahini is used in many Arabic dishes including baba ghanough, Falafel, Shawarma, hummus, or mix with dates molasses or grape molasses and many more.
Tahini Paste / dressing Recipe:
- Sesame seeds 1 Cup
- Olive oil / Sesame oil ¼ Cup
- Fry the sesame seeds and toast until they become fragrant and change colour and let it cool.
-In blender, add roasted sesame seeds and olive oil, blend until creamy.
-Tahini paste is ready.