Yoghurt Tahina Dip with Herbs

Thick yoghurt and tahini dip with walnuts.

Thick Yoghurt and Tahina Dip with Herbs

Try this Yoghurt Tahina Dip with herbs. You might like to eat it with Oatmeal Crackers, or perhaps, just by the spoonful. It is made with Thick Thick Yoghurt, a favourite ingredient in this kitchen.

Turkish in style, it combines two of the most common ingredients – yoghurt and Tahini. The lemon will thicken the tahini quite a bit, and then it is thinned with olive oil and a little water.

Are you looking for yoghurt dishes? You might like to try Shrikhand or Haydari. Or see A Dozen Ways to Use Thick Yoghurt.

Are you looking for more dips? Try Cacik (Yoghurt and Cucumber), Green Tahini Dip and Sauce, White Bean, Sage and Roasted Garlic Spread, a Moroccan Carrot Dip, and Zhug – a Coriander-Chilli Dip.

Or browse all of our yoghurt dishes, or our Turkish dishes, and also Middle Eastern dishes. Find inspiration in our Late Spring recipe collection.


Thick Yoghurt and Tahina Dip with Herbs

Thick Yoghurt Tahina Dip with Herbs

Prep time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 0 mins
Serves: 4 – 6 people, depending how you use it

1/2 cup thick thick yoghurt (ie drained yoghurt)
1/4 cup tahini
large squeeze lemon juice
1/2 clove garlic, chopped finely
3 or 4 Tblspns (or more) chopped herbs, including parsley and mint. You can add also chives, basil etc.
extra virgin olive oil
salt and black pepper
2 Tblspn walnuts

Finely chop the garlic and the herbs. You can do this in the food processor.

Crush the walnuts into small chunks.

Mix the yoghurt and tahini, beating it until it is well combined. Add the lemon juice and mix in. Beat in olive oil until the mixture is a thick dip consistency. You can add a little water too, if needed.

Stir in the walnuts, garlic and herbs. Season with a little salt to taste and black pepper. Allow it to sit for 30 mins to allow the flavours to blend.

Serve with a drizzle of oil over the top and a few of the walnuts. Enjoy!


16 thoughts on “Yoghurt Tahina Dip with Herbs”

  1. Spices and herbs are really helpful in making a new kind of flavor. Even if your spice rack is not complete with herbs and spices, you should have a stylish racks in return as a compensating mechanism.

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