Sesame Sauce

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1½ cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soup: A Way of Life

By Barbara Kafka

Published 1998

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  • ½ cup (90 g) white sesame seeds
  • ¾ cup Dashi


In a small dry frying pan, cook the sesame seeds over medium heat, shaking the pan constantly, until lightly browned, about 2 minutes.

In a mortar and pestle, grind the still-warm seeds until flaky. Transfer to a bowl. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Ladle about ½ cup (