Tahina or tahini salad is a Middle Eastern salad that is usually served beside the main meal as an essential. Tahina or tahini is very commonly used with so many different kinds of traditional Egyptian food.
Tahina or tahini salad recipe
- To prepare tahina paste, you’ll need (if you don’t have a ready Tahina paste, ½ cup):
- 1 cup of sesame seeds
- 1/3 cup olive oil
- 1 tsp vinegar or lemon juice
- 2 garlic cloves
- ½ cup water
- ½ tsp cumin
1- Put the ½ cup of tahina paste in a bowl.
2- If you don’t have a ready tahina paste then toast the sesame seeds in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for 5-10 minutes. Don’t let it get brown then let it to cool down for 20 minutes. Put the sesame seeds in the mixer and add the oil and blend until you get your desired consistency.
3- Add the vinegar or the lemon juice bit by bit on the tahina while mixing it constantly with a wooden spoon.
4- Add the water bit by bit to the mixture and keep mixing with the wooden spoon until it gets your desired consistency.
5- Mince the garlic and add it to the mixture with the spices; salt, pepper and cumin then mix for one last time.
6- Now the essential dish is ready to serve.
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