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How to Make Sesame Tahini?

Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova
Homemade sesame tahini

Tahini, made from sesame seeds, is extremely healthy. Its diverse ingredients make it a real miracle for your digestive system! Besides being very healthy, tahini tastes good and is a good source of energy.

It is recommended that every household has a jar of sesame tahini in their kitchen. The truth is that it is not difficult to prepare and homemade sesame tahini is even tastier.

Honey and iron, part of the ingredients in sesame tahini, help produce white blood cells in the body. Zinc stimulates their development and this way they fight microbes. Selenium, in turn, is responsible for the production of antioxidants and antibodies.

Thanks to the omega-3 fatty acids, tahini has an extremely good effect on the heart. This way, the cholesterol levels are reduced and cardiovascular disease is more likely to be cured.

Sesame seeds

Sesame tahini is suitable for people who follow a diet. It is extremely rich in vitamin B1, phosphorus and manganese. Among other useful substances, this food supplement can charge you with energy for the whole day. Keep in mind that with just one spoon of it you get about 1 g of fiber, 3 g of protein and 85 calories.

Preparing the magical mixture is a real pleasure. Start by roasting about 10.5 oz (300 g) of raw sesame seeds. After about 10 minutes they will acquire a nice pink color, but keep in mind that you need to stir them periodically so that they can be roasted well.

Once the sesame is roasted and it has cooled, pour it into a blender along with 1/2 tsp. of salt and 1 tbsp. of oil. Blend the ingredients at the highest stage until a homogeneous mixture is obtained. It is best to store the elixir in a glass container once it is ready, so that it does not absorb the smell or substances of metal or wood.

sesame tahini

You can also use sesame tahini for different types of hummus, pastries, baklava, etc. What you need to do is mix it with honey in a ratio of 1:2. With the resulting mixture you can spread a slice of toast or a rusk and satisfy your hunger between meals this way.



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