How To Make Tahini Paste With Blender (Quick & Easy Homemade Tahini Recipe)

How To Make Tahini Paste With Blender (Quick & Easy Homemade Tahini Recipe)
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Are Looking for how to make tahini paste with blender? Our quick and easy homemade tahini recipe is made with only 2 ingredients and can be prepared in just a few minutes. This homemade easy tahini recipe is made with just 2 ingredients, hulled sesame seeds and oil.

What Is Tahini?

You’ve probably heard that tahini also known as tahina is one of the main ingredients to make the famous creamy Hummus Dip and Baba Ganoush Dip that we all love to dip our crackers and vegetables in. Tahini is a paste made simply with hulled sesame and oil, that’s it, and it literally only takes a few minutes to to ground and puree into a smooth creamy mixture using a blender or food processor.

Tahini is a staple in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean households, it’s vegan and gluten free and has a nutty flavor and taste that comes from the sesame seeds.

How Long Will Homemade Tahini Keep?

Store bought tahini or tahina is pricy, this homemade tahini paste recipe is 10 times cheaper, taste much better and can be stored in a mason jar refrigerated for up to 30 days.

Tahini Ingredients

  • Sesame seeds are the heart of the tahini. There are two types of sesame seeds you might find at a bulk store, hulled sesame seeds and unhulled sesame seeds. We prefer the hulled sesame seeds, it will give the tahini a smother texture but you can use either hulled or unhulled.
  • Oil is added to the sesame seeds to give the tahini its creamy texture. You have the option of using any type of oil you wish, Vegetable Oil, Olive oil, Corn oil or Avocado oil. For this tahini paste recipe, we will be using olive oil.

Do You Need To Toast Sesame Seeds To Make Tahini Paste?

You do not need to toast sesame seeds to prepare homemade tahini, but toasting the sesame seeds will give your tahini a nice nutty flavor. The tahini here is made by quickly toasting sesame seeds on a stove top pot, it super fast and takes only 3 minutes.

Ingredients For Homemade Tahini

  • 300 grams hulled sesame seeds ( 2cups)  
  • 60 grams Olive oil ( 4 tablespoons)

How To Make Tahini Paste With A Blender?

  1. Add the sesame seeds into a skillet or wide pot and toast on medium heat for about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool on the side.
  2. Transfer the sesame seeds into a food blender (you can also a food processor) and pulse a few times for 15 seconds scraping the sides and bottom of the blender until the sesame seeds develops a crumbly texture.
  3. Add the oil and process on high for about 4-5 minutes or until the tahini texture is smooth, creamy and pourable.
  4. Pour the tahini into a mason jar, cover and refrigerate.
  5. Enjoy!

How To Store Homemade Tahini?

The tahini can be store up to 30 days in the refrigerator. Make sure to keep it cover, if you notice some separation just stir with a spoon or give the jar a shake.

Tahini recipe easy and quick

The Best Tahini Recipe (Blender & Food Processer)

Tahini is a staple in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean households, it’s vegan and gluten free and has a nutty flavor and taste that comes from the sesame seeds. It's used to make classics like Hummus, it can also be added to make salad dressing.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Easy, Gluten Free, Sauce, Side Dish, Vegan
Cuisine Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Servings 20 servings
Calories 40 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 300 grams hulled sesame seeds 2cups
  • 60 grams Olive oil 4 tablespoons

Instructions
 

  • Add the sesame seeds into a skillet or wide pot and toast on medium heat for about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool on the side.
  • Transfer the sesame seeds into a food blender (you can also a food processor) and pulse a few times for 15 seconds scraping the sides and bottom of the blender until the sesame seeds develops a crumbly texture.
  • Add the oil and process on high for about 4-5 minutes or until the tahini texture is smooth, creamy and pourable.
  • Pour the tahini into a mason jar, cover and refrigerate.
  • Enjoy!
  • HOW TO STORE HOMEMADE TAHINI?
  • The tahini can be store up to 30 days in the refrigerator. Make sure to keep it cover, if you notice some separation just stir with a spoon or give the jar a shake.
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