Recipe by Kealohilani

This is an authentic Tahini Recipe. The instructions have been modified from the original instructions for clarity and ease.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (177° C).
  2. * Spread your sesame seeds on a roasting tray, and toast in the oven for 15 minutes, stir occasionally to toast evenly. Do not allow to brown as this impairs the flavor.
  3. * Remove the sesame seeds from the oven and allow to cool briefly.
  4. * Put the toasted sesame seeds in your blender and add half the oil.
  5. * Blend the mixture, adding additional oil gradually to form a smooth paste. Add more oil if needed for smooth consistency but make sure that it is still a paste and not too thin.
  6. * When the mixture is evenly smooth, and further blending does not further refine the texture, transfer your tahini to a tight fitting glass jar using a flexible spatula, if you have one, to reduce waste.
  7. Tahini may be kept in the refrigerator for many weeks in a well-sealed jar.

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