Tahini (or sesame paste) is one of the most important and beloved ingredients in Arabic cuisine, but also in Greece, Cyprus, North Africa, Asia and India. Israeli cuisine also uses it to prepare a variety of dishes. Tahini is made by grinding sesame seeds, which, when milled, turn into a paste, due to the huge amount of vegetable fat in them.
Tahini is delicious, delicate and cosmically healthy. It is very easily combined with any dish. In plant-based diet, it is generally not replaceable.
Our body very easily accepts and digests sesame paste. Even those who suffer from gastrointestinal disorders can have it without fear.
Tahini is rich in vitamins E, C, B and minerals such as magnesium, calcium, iron, copper and phosphorus. It is rich in omega 3, 4, 6 and fiber, and in terms of the amount of calcium in it, it can only compete with fatty yellow cheese.
It is also a source of methionine, which helps cleanse the liver, alkaline minerals that help burn excess fat and zinc to prevent hair loss.
Daily use of tahini helps the body to get rid of toxins and harmful metabolic products, and improves blood clotting.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: India
INGREDIENTS: Sesame seed 100%
Packed on premises that handles nuts (including peanuts), sesame, products containing dairy, soya and products containing gluten.
STORAGE: Cool, dry place away from direct sunlight
Energy (kcal) 591
Protein (g) 17.4
Fat (g) 53
Saturates (g) -
Carbs (g) 21
Caffeine (g) -
Sodium (mg) -
potassium (mg) 31
HOW TO ENJOY
Tahini tends to serve as a major ingredient for famous dips, such as hummus, baba ghanoush, however, can also be enjoyed on its own.
This sesame paste is suitable for both cooking and raw consumption. It is used for both savory and sweet dishes. After all, everyone's favorite oriental halva is made from sesame paste combined with large amount of sugar. You can also try to mix sesame paste with date honey. It turns out an incredibly tasty and healthy sauce, which you can spread over the bread or eat by itself.
Sesame paste is added to meat, poultry and fish dishes. Also, it is an essential ingredient for making hummus. Tahini is poured over salads, falafel and shuarma.