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Tahini Dip

29 May

You could serve Tahini dip with wafers, pita bread or in chicken shawarma rolls. It consists of Sesame which is very nutritious.  Not only are sesame seeds an exellent source of copper and a very good source of manganese, but they are also a good source of calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorous, vitamin B1, zinc, molybdenum and dietary fiber. In addition to these important nuttrients, sesame seeds contain two unique substances: sasamin and sasamolin. Both of these substances belong to a group of special beneficial fibers called lignans, and have been shown to have a cholestrol-lowering effect in humans, and prevent high blood pressure and increase vitamin E supplies in animals. Sesamin has also been found to protect the liver from oxidative damage.
tahini dip

Ingredients

1/2 cup sesame seeds

4 tsp oil

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup curd

1 garlic flake

3 tbsp lemon juice

Method:

Grind all the ingredients to a smooth paste in a mixer. Serve as a dip.

 

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