Tahini is a paste, made of sesame seeds and olive oil, popularly used in the Middle Eastern cuisine. This is used as a dip, a topping or as an ingredient in some preparations. Tahini is usually prepared using hulled white sesame seeds and olive oil.
- 1 cup Sesame seeds White
- 1/4 cup Olive oil
- to taste Salt (Optional)
Heat a pan and tip in the sesame seeds.
Toast on medium heat, stirring continuously, till lightly coloured.
Switch off heat and allow to cool completely.
Transfer the toasted seeds to a grinder.
Add a little bit of oil and grind to smooth, fine paste.
You can add the remaining oil once the paste is smooth.
If you want, you could add salt as well.
Transfer to an airtight jar and refrigerate.
This can be stored up to a month in refrigerator.