Garlic dip in a small black bowl garnished with parsley

Garlic dip - Toomeyah

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Middle East
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 141kcal
Author: Amira
A delicious garlic dip that is specially great with grilled meat.
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  • 4 large garlic cloves.
  • 1/4 c oil.
  • 2 tsp lime juice.
  • 1/2 tsp salt - or to your liking.
  • 2 Tbs corn starch.
  • 1 c water.


  • In a pot over medium heat, add water and corn starch, stir vigorously until no lumps is there, keep stirring until the mixture is thick and creamy. Remove from heat and let it cool down.
  • In a blender, add garlic,lime juice, salt and blend for a minute.
  • Add the cornstarch mixture and blend until well combined. Slowly add the oil while the blender is running until until it is emulsified and smooth..
  • You may serve immediately or chill until needed.*


* This dip might thicken when chilled, stir in a tsp of water at a time until you get the desired thickness then adjust the seasoning.


Calories: 141kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Fat: 13.6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 39.9mg | Potassium: 18.4mg | Fiber: 0.1g

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