Tahini sauce (Salatet tahina)

Tahini sauce (Salatet tahina)

Tahini sauce is made from tahini - a sesame seed paste. Tahini sauce is thinner and used in pita sandwiches, marinades, and dips. Tahini sauce is very easy to make. Store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator and it will keep for about two weeks.


  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 150 g tahini paste
  • 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • Paprika to serve


  1. 1. Combine garlic, tahini and vinegar in a bowl, then whisk in lemon juice and 125ml (1/2 cup) cold water to form a creamy sauce. Stir in cumin and parsley. Season. Spoon into a bowl and sprinkle with paprika.

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