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creamy and luxurious homemade tahini recipe needs 2 ingredients and 5 minutes
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Easy Homemade Tahini Recipe with 2 Ingredients! | How to Make Tahini

Best homemade tahini recipe that is better than store bought is made with just 2 ingredients! Sesame seeds and oil, nothing else!
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Sauces
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 1 cup
Calories: 859kcal


  • 1 cup white sesame seeds hulled
  • 2 to 4 tablespoon olive oil

Optional ingredients

  • Kosher salt to taste


  • Dry roast hulled sesame seeds in warm pan on medium heat for about 2 to 3 minutes stirring constantly.
  • Transfer to high speed blender and blend roasted sesame seeds until it begins to form a paste.
  • Add olive oil gradually and blend until you get smooth tahini paste.
  • Optional – add kosher salt to taste if you like.
  • Store in clean, dry, air tight container.
  • Use fresh homemade tahini as and when required in your favorite dish.
  • Stays good for 4-5 weeks if refrigerated.



Calories: 859kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 74g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 702mg | Fiber: 17g | Sugar: 0g | Calcium: 1463mg | Iron: 21.8mg