Basic Tahini Sauce

Recipe by alAmira
READY IN: 10mins


  • 12
    cup tahini paste (be sure to stir first if it's the type that separates)
  • 14 - 12
  • 2
    to 3 lemons, juice of


  • Crush the garlic in a mortar and pestle (or other if you have something you prefer that will crush it effectively into a pulp).
  • Add little bit of each the tahini, lemon juice and water alternating as you go, and stir to blend well, until it's all mixed inches.
  • It should resemble a slightly thick sauce that can be poured but not over thin to be runny.
  • Season with salt to taste.
  • Use with any vegetable you like.
  • It's traditionally used over fried cauliflower, or zucchini.
  • Some like dipping flat bread in it, and others I've seen use it as a base for another recipe, such as hummus.
  • If desired, you can add more lemon if you like it tart, or more garlic if you really like garlic as I do.
  • Most families have their own mix, so it's up to you.