How to make Tarator - Walnut and Garlic Sauce - "Turkish sauce – walnuts and garlic blended with tahini, olive oil and lemon juice"

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Walnuts (अखरोट), Garlic cloves (लहसुन लौंग)

Cuisine : Turkish

Course : Gravies, Sauces and Stocks

यह रेसिपी हिंदी में पढ़ने के लिए Click Here

Tarator - Walnut and Garlic Sauce Recipe Card

Tarator - Walnut and Garlic Sauce

Turkish cuisine is largely based on Ottoman cuisine, which in turn borrowed many elements from Greek, Central Asian, Caucasian, Sephardi Jewish cuisine, Middle Eastern and Balkan cuisines. Turkish cuisine in turn influenced these as well as other cuisines of  neighbouring countries, including those of Central and Western Europe.

You can also find more Gravies, Sauces and Stocks recipes like Cumin And Black Olive Hummus, Curry paste, Homemade Mayonnaise, Eggless Mayonnaise.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Tarator - Walnut and Garlic Sauce Recipe

  • Walnuts toasted 1 cup

  • Garlic cloves 3-4

  • White bread slices crust removed and soaked 2-3

  • Tahini 1/4 cup

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Olive oil 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste


Step 1

Squeeze excess water from bread slices.

Step 2

Blend together walnuts, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil and bread slices to a smooth paste. Add salt and crushed peppercorns and blend again.

Step 3

Serve chilled.