Halva - Turkish Tahini halva

Halva - Turkish Tahini halva


2 cup brown sugar
2/3 cup sesame paste (tahini)
2/3 cup milk

You can flavour halva with any of the following to suit your tastes
1 tsp vanilla essence
1 tsp cocoa
1 1/2 Tbsp chopped pistachios or according to preference
1 1/2 Tbsp almonds chopped or according to preference


Grease a small mould with butter.

Cook sugar and milk in a sauce pan over medium heat to just under the soft-ball stage.

Remove from heat and add tahini and flavouring, but do not stir.

Let it rest for 2 minutes.

Beat the mixture with a spatula or spoon for a few seconds.

Pour it into a greased mould and let it set.

Credits: Mariam Khalil

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