• 3-4 tablespoon sesame seed paste
  • 1 lime – juiced
  • 1 teaspoon malt vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves – crushed
  • 1 tablespoon Greek style yoghurt
  • 2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2-3 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper – to taste



  1. Add sesame seed paste to a small bowl, add 50ml water and mix into a smooth paste.
  2. Add lime juice, vinegar, crushed garlic, yoghurt, olive oil, ground cumin and season with salt and black pepper to taste.
  3. Mix well then taste and balance the flavours accordingly.



  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise added to the mixture for a creamier taste.
  • Sesame oil can be used instead of olive oil for a nuttier taste
  • White ground pepper used instead of black pepper to give a more uniform colour.



  • More water may be needed for consistency and/or to balance out the lime juice added.
  • This dip is a suitable accompaniment for fried fish and lamb dishes.