Add garlic paste, olive oil and salt.
Mix well using a wired whisk or a spoon. Mixture will turn crumbly (not runny) as shown in the photo.
Add 2 tablespoons warm water.
Mix well until mixture turns smooth and creamy.
Transfer it to a serving bowl and sprinkle cayenne pepper and ground cumin over it. Tahini sauce is now ready for serving.
Tips and Variations:
- You can use homemade or store bought tahini per your convenience.
- Reduce water quantity in step-5 if you want thick consistency for sauce or increase water quantity to make it thinner. If you plan to use tahini sauce as spread, go for thick consistency. For using it as a dressing/sauce with falafel, add 1/2 tablespoon more water and mix well to get thin consistency.
- Garnish it with finely chopped parsley or basil for variation.
Taste: Creamy and Smooth texture
Tahini sauce can be served as a dip with falafel
or fresh cut vegetables like carrot, broccoli, celery, zucchini etc. You can also use it as a salad dressing; toss freshly cut veggies with it in a bowl to cover them with it before serving the salad.