Sesame Tahini Sauce (Taratour)

Sesame Tahini Sauce (Taratour)


Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Yields about 1 cup (250 ml)

½ cup (120 g) tahini
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
½ cup (125 ml) plus 2 tablespoons water
2 cloves garlic, crushed in a mortar and pestle with ½ teaspoon salt


1. Whisk together the tahini and lemon juice in a medium bowl (the sauce will thicken).
2.  Whisk in the water drop-by-drop at first, and then in a thin drizzle (the sauce will thicken even more at first and then thin out).
3.  Stir in the garlic and refrigerate until serving.

Recipe courtesy of An Edible Mosaic: Middle Eastern Fare with Extraordinary Flair by Faith Gorsky (Tuttle Publishing; Nov. 2012); reprinted with permission.

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