Tahini Dip


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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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Tahini Dip recipe - How to make Tahini Dip

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1 cup (14 tbsp )
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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.

Nutrient values per tbsp
Energy46 cal
Protein0.9 g
Carbohydrates1.4 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat3.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A43 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.1 mg
Vitamin C1.4 mg
Folic Acid0.8 mcg
Calcium53 mg
Iron0.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium2.7 mg
Potassium21.5 mg
Zinc0.2 mg

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Tahini Dip
4
 on 04 Sep 15 02:29 PM


Wow-- loved it -- very well explained. Exactly d labanese taste. Thank u so much.
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04 Sep 15 03:32 PM
Tahini Dip
5
 on 03 Dec 12 11:37 AM


Awesome healthy dip and taste of curds with sesame seeds is fab.
Tahini Dip
5
 on 03 May 11 12:08 AM


it turns out really well i simply loved it...
Tahini Dip
5
 on 03 Jan 11 01:00 PM


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