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Description Edit

A typical dish of the Orient brought to Israel by Jewish refugees from the Arab countries. Tehina is a thick dip with sesame seeds as its base. It is often used as a topping for falafel and other dishes.

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Mix tahini, garlic, water, pepper, salt and lemon juice until you get smooth paste.
  2. Add water if tehina is too thick.
  3. Serve as a thin layer on a small plate, with a drop or two of olive oil, garnish with pickles.
  4. Sprinkle with parsley or mix the parsley with the dip.
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