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Tahini sauce/dip
An authentic Middle Eastern sauce/dip/appetizer/dressing.
Author: Amira
  • 1/2 cup tahini paste.
  • 1/4 cup water - plus or minus depending on your preferred sauce thickness.
  • 2 Tablespoon white vinegar.
  • 2 teaspoon lime juice.
  • 2 garlic cloves- minced.
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander.
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt - or to your taste.
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin.
  • 1 Tablespoon coarsely chopped onion.
  • For garnishing: olive oil and any or all of coriander/cumin/red pepper flakes….
  1. In your processor add all the ingredients except for the garlic and the onion if using.
  2. Mix well until everything is well combined.
  3. Pour contents in a bowl, add garlic, onion and mix.
  4. If serving in bowls, add a teaspoon of olive oil and sprinkle some coriander/cumin or red pepper flakes on top.
  5. Serving suggestions: as a dip with pita bread/chips or use it instead of mayo in many sandwiches specially falafel and foul, serve alongside seafood dishes or with grilled meat/chicken.
  6. Enjoy!!!