Ill'as B'tahini (Taro Roots in Tahini)

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr

Lebanese comfort food. You might, if you can't find taro, use a waxy potato as a substitute.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel roots, wash and pat dry.
  2. Preheat oil and fry taro roots.
  3. Remove and drain on paper towels.
  4. Take 2 tbsp oil, and fry onions until transparent, and place in a pot.
  5. Add roots, cover with water, and bring to a boil.
  6. Simmer until roots are tender.
  7. Mix the tahini with the lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  8. Add garbanzo beans and tahini into the taro mixture, and simmer until the sauce thickens.
  9. Serve at room temperature.
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