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Tahini Halwa | A Home-Made Middle Eastern Delicacy | QuadBloggers

tahini halwa

Tahini is a famous dip that is made from toasted ground sesame and is most commonly used in Middle-Eastern countries. Tahini Halwa is made using Tahini as a base ingredient.

Consecutively, we can make tahini at home as well and all we need are only 3 main ingredients to create undoubtedly the perfect tahini (Sesame seeds, oil and salt ). Furthermore, these are the steps to make it:

  • First, add the sesame seeds to a wide, dry sauced pan over medium low heat
  • Second, toast the seeds till its fragrant and not brown
  • Then, In about 3-5 minutes the seeds will be lightly colored and not brown
  • Now, add the toasted sesame seeds into a food processor, grind it and let it cool for few minutes
  • As it cools, process it till a paste is formed
  • Next, add a little bit of oil and process it again for 2 to 3 minutes
  • Now, blend it till it becomes smooth
  • Finally, add salt and blend it again for a few more minute
  • Taste it and refrigerate it for an hour or you can consume it instantly

To sum-up, we get the best tahini with three ingredients.


  • 1 cup of sugar (icing sugar)
  • Then, one and a half cup of Tahini(Roasted sesame)
  • 1 cup milk powder
  • 1 1/2 cup pistachio
  • And a square bowl

Method to make Tahini Halwa:

Tahini Halwa
  • Use normal or icing sugar. To make the icing sugar, blend normal sugar for a few minutes in a food processor 
Tahini Halwa
  • First, use a medium or large bow and add 1 cup of the icing sugar into the bowl
  • Then, add 1 cup of milk powder into it
  • Now, put 1 1/2 cup of tahini into the bowl and combine well
  • Go on to mix the entire mixture to get a hard or doughy consistency
  • Now, take a plastic wrap, covering it from all sides
  • Add the processed mixture into a bowl
  • Next, use the back of a glass and press it till the surface gets even
  • Finally, garnish with dry fruits 
  • Cover the bowl entirely with a plastic wrap and refrigerate it for a day.

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