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Tarator sauce

This sauce is like Tahini sauce, but with garlic. It goes with chicken shawerma sandwiches, all kind of grills, fish, falafel and fried or grilled vegetables as well, or anything else you like to serve it with.. Great taste really.. For me, I love almost anything made with Tahini paste in general :-)


  • 1/2 cup tahini paste (sesame paste)

  • 2 - 3 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar

  • 1/4 cup water

  • Salt and pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin

  • 1/8 teaspoon chilli powder (optional)

  • 1 clove crushed garlic

  • 2 tbsp parsley, chopped, for garnishing (optional)


  • 1.

    Mix all the above ingredients together (except parsley), keep stirring till you get a nice smooth sauce. Add more water if needed accordning to how thick or thin you want your sauce.

  • 2.

    Adjust salt, spices & lemon to taste. Add chopped parsley and serve.


This sauce can be peraped ahead of time and kept in the fridge, but you might need to add little water and mix if so, cause it tends to thincken a little when kept in the fridge for a day or more.

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Posted by Huda Abu HamdiaReport
join the club then :-) .. I have many other recipes were tahini paste is used .. I'll submitt some soon inshalla .. hope you'll enjoy them :-)
Posted by jackicamReport
Yum! I love this sauce! I'm a tahini fan as well : )
Posted by NickReport
great sauce, and a nice departure from tahini (which is also delicious).
Posted by Huda Abu HamdiaReport
totally agree with you ;-)