Tahini Dip Video by Tarla Dalal

Tahini Dip Video by Tarla Dalal

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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 product.


Recipe Description for Tahini Dip, Lebanese Tahini Sauce

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Makes 1 cup
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For Tahini Dip
1 cup thick fresh curd (dahi) , whisked

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

For Serving With Tahini Dip
pita bread


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 to a bowl and add the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and salt.
  3. Blend to a coarse paste. Keep aside.

How to proceed to make tahini dip

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  2. Serve the {span class="bold1"}tahini dip{/span} chilled with pita bread or lavash.

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