This will be rougher in texture that store bought.  Store bought is usually  made with hulled sesame.  This can be made with either, but not hulled sesame are more nutritious.  Bulk sesame seeds can be purchased a Health Food or Organic stores.

Recipe type: Dip
Cuisine: Greek
Serves: ⅔ cup
  • 1 cup sesame seeds
  • 2 Tablespoons to ½ cup olive oil
  1. Lightly roast sesame seeds on low heat for about 10 minutes, stirring often.
  2. Cool, then add to food processor with 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  3. Process until mixture is smooth.


Tahini was last modified: June 2nd, 2014 by Chef