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5 from 1 vote


Tahini is made with just sesame seeds as main ingredient. It's really easy to prepare at home.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Condiments
Cuisine: Indian


  • 1 cup sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp oil sesame or olive
  • Salt as needed


  • Roast sesame until it starts to pop. Take care not to burn the sesame seeds. Lower flame as it starts to pop.
  • Once it starts turning golden, remove in a plate for cooling.
  • Grind to a powder first after cooling down. Make sure to wipe the sides for even powdering.
  • Add oil and grind smoothly. Wipe the sides couple of times to ensure smoothly.
  • Transfer to a clean bottle and store in fridge.



  • Wipe the sides of the blender/ mixer several times for even smoothness.