Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 0 mins

A traditional Turkish spread/dip. This has been referrred to as the 'peanut butter and jelly sandwich of Turkey'. I don't know how valid that statement is, but a PB&J sandwich-even if it's a Turkish version sounds good to me! Depending on the recipe source, sometimes the ratio of grape molasses to tahini is 1:1. Experiment.


  1. In a bowl combine the ingredients. Some recipes online indicate to mix well while others stir the ingredients together in a "swirly" manner (think of a marbled cake). I'll let you decide that.
  2. Serve at room temperature.
  3. Use as a spread/dip with Turkish or Arabic bread, French bread, etc.
Most Helpful

DH loved this! He ate three pitas spread with it. I found the flavor unusual but not at all bad, just different from anything I've tasted before. I'm sure I will be serving it often. Thanks for sharing the recipe. Made for ZWT6.

Pesto lover June 17, 2010

This is delicious. I used organic tahini. I will make this again as a snack or breakfast served with flat bread. Made for Ramadan Tag.

UmmBinat September 01, 2009