Raw Tahini is made of sesame seeds which have been hulled, roasted, and ground.
It is suitable for use in many dishes, and may be served as a sauce, dip, or a side dish.
Tahini is known for having good nutritional value. It contains a large amount of vitamins and minerals, as well as fiber, which assists in proper operation of the digestive system and reduce absorption of cholesterol. It also contains mono-unsaturated acids, which assist in increasing the levels of the “good” cholesterol in the body, thus assisting in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. In addition, Tahini is rich in calcium. Calcium is essential for bone density and strength. Consumption of calcium is extremely important during growth, and should be added to every child’s daily menu.
Tahini supplies iron, phosphorus, magnesium, and zinc.