Tahini and onion sauce

Bowl of tahini and onion dip with tomatoes and carrots in the background
Tahini and onion sauce
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Such a simple sauce. Great as an alternative to hummus cold as a dip. But I like it warm with the Lebanese Vegetable Rice (see recipe link below). This is taken directly from Everyday Lebanese Cooking by Mona Hamadeh. Truly heartwarming food that's really good for you.
Servings Prep Time
4 as a sauce 15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 as a sauce 15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Bowl of tahini and onion dip with tomatoes and carrots in the background
Tahini and onion sauce
Print Recipe
Such a simple sauce. Great as an alternative to hummus cold as a dip. But I like it warm with the Lebanese Vegetable Rice (see recipe link below). This is taken directly from Everyday Lebanese Cooking by Mona Hamadeh. Truly heartwarming food that's really good for you.
Servings Prep Time
4 as a sauce 15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 as a sauce 15 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: as a sauce
Instructions
  1. Mix the tahini and lemon together in bowl. It will thicken. Mix it smooth.
  2. Gradually add about 300 ml water to mix to the consistency of milk, adding more water if necessary.
  3. In a frying pan, fry the onions in the oil for about 10 minutes until starting to brown.
  4. Add the tahini and lemon liquid with the salt to the pan. Stir, bring to the boil and then simmer for 20 minutes. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking. It shoul reduce to a thick sauce like texture.
  5. Cool to serve as a dip or serve warm with the Lebanese Vegetable Rice.
Recipe Notes

Here is the link to the Lebanese vegetable rice recipe

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