Easy Homemade Tahini Recipe is an easy way to make your own delicious tahini paste made from ground sesame seeds. This paste is popular across Greek, Turkish and Middle Eastern cuisines. It can be served by itself or as a major ingredient in baba ghanoush, hummus, and halva.

Easy Homemade Tahini Recipe

You can make your own tahini delicious paste with just two ingredients.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Greece
Keyword: sesame seeds, tahini
Servings: 8


  • 2 1/2 cups sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil


  • Gently grind the sesame seeds, then add them to a blender with a little olive oil and and mix them at high power until you get a smooth texture.
  • Transfer to air tight container and you can keep it in the refrigerator for several weeks.

Inspiration and adaptation: tastybg.com, wikipedia.org, recipeswise.com

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