Tahini is a Middle Eastern thick, oily paste made from toasted sesame seeds. Tahini can be used on its own as but is a key ingredient in hummus and baba ghanoush. It's also used in the making of halva.
You can make your own tahini or you can purchase it in jars, tins and sometimes in tubes.
You can purchase tahini in most well-stocked grocery stores and specialty food shops. You can also purchase Kevala Organic Tahini online at Amazon.com
Ingredients may vary per brand. This ingredient list is from Kevala Organic Tahini:
100% Hulled Organic Sesame Seeds