4 cups sesame seeds
1/4-1/2 cup vegetable oil
1 Preheat the oven to 350°F.
2 Spread the sesame seeds on a shallow baking tray and bake, shaking frequently, until fragrant, 8 to 10 minutes.
3 Do not brown.
5 Put the sesame seeds in a blender or food processor fitted with the metal blade.
6 Add the vegetable oil.
7 Process to a smooth paste, about 5 minutes.
8 Add more oil if necessary, to bring the paste to a thick pouring consistency.
9 Tahini will keep stored in a tightly covered jar in the refrigerator for several months.
Tahini used in making Humus.