Saturday, 16 July 2011
Make your own tahini
Tahini or sesame paste is made by grinding sesame seeds and can be used as a base for making hummus. You can make your own tahini using your own home grown sesame or shop bought seeds. Tahini also makes a healthy alternative to peanut butter.
You will the following ingredients: 4 cups of toasted sesame seeds and a quarter to half a cup of olive oil.
(1) Place the sesame seeds in a food processor
(2) Add a quarter of a cup of olive oil
(3) Process until smooth but a thick consistency, adding more oil if required
(4) Store in a jar in the fridge for up to 3 months