Tahini Dip


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An inseparable part of Lebanese cuisine, tahini basically means a paste of roasted sesame seeds. The paste is widely used to make salad dressings, dips and sauces. In the given recipe it is combined with curds which results in a unique bitter-sour dip.

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Ingredients

1 cup thick fresh curds (dahi) , whisked

For The Tahini Paste
2 tbsp sesame seeds (til)
1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp olive oil
1 clove garlic (lehsun)
salt to taste

For Serving
herbed pita strips
lavash

Method
For the tahini paste

  1. Roast the sesame seeds in a non-stick tava (griddle) on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Allow it to cool completely, transfer into a bowl and add the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and salt.
  3. Blend in a mixer to a smooth paste. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Combine the curds and the prepared tahini paste in a deep bowl and mix well using a whisk.
  2. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  3. Serve chilled with herbed pita strips and lavash.
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Healthy EatingDecember 03, 2012

Awesome healthy dip and taste of curds with sesame seeds is fab.

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Reviewed December 03, 2012by Healthy Eating

Awesome healthy dip and taste of curds with sesame seeds is fab.

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Reviewed January 03, 2011by Leena_Dhoot

I loved the tahini dip! Its so fresh and goes well with a lot of finger foods!

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Reviewed May 03, 2011by Foodie#411457

it turns out really well i simply loved it...

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