I keep on trying this recipe because I really enjoy Toum, but I never get a the consistency of mayonnaise, juste garlic liquid. Thanks! I have been on the hunt for true Med recipes! Read the Help! Thank you. She says it can be refrigerated for up to 4 weeks. Toum is both a sauce, a condiment, and a dip, loaded with pungent raw garlic, which gives it both its kick and the necessary emulsifiers to keep it stable. I LOVE garlic. As for the kafta, I make it in the oven. Lebanese garlic sauce is a creamy condiment made with pureed garlic, salt, olive oil, and lemon juice. Change ). My Mayonaisse didn't set up! Lots of helpful info here. I got my Mom’s recispie out and it didn’t thicken. Use on Shawarma, Falafel, Grilled Foods. I’m going to give this a go next time I make my pita breads with meat and salad inside. In fact, if you’re really good, you can make this entire sauce in a mortar and pestle. ( Log Out /  I did have a setback though…perhaps I added the oil too quickly, or the food processor was heating up the mixture, but it just did not emulsify – very runny. Think of it as your versatile, easy, homemade vegan mayonnaise  or cream sauce and have fun experimenting with it. I always come by ones that either using the eggs which I don’t prefer since you’re like eating raw eggs, or using large amounts of oil which adds more calories when we are trying to reduce it with the sandwich form meals. Let it run for a minute or so at the end, and now I have an even thinner Toum. I love your version of this staple Sawsan, thank you. Even though I can’t eat garlic any more, you have made this look so good, I wish I could dig in. I’ve never tried garlic sauce like this, and as a garlic grower and eater i know i will be trying this. Try changing the brand of starch that you use, not all brands of starch have the same thickening power. It is a toum recipe that will get you to the point emulsion, if you are patient, and then it’s on you not to take it too far. I ADORE this stuff and love it slathered all over falafels . It is similar to mayonnaise in color and texture but, with a very pungent taste. . The mixture will loosen but should not be runny. Toum is a Lebanese garlic sauce that’s actually more like a spread because of its thickness. I haven’t officially tried to make “this” before, but I’ve made other white saucey type things with garlic and the garilc always overpowers the flavour (and the people around). Aaah, I love this stuff. Can’t wait to make it. Garlic and salt should be creamed for longer time to get the best results. It is great as a dip, spread,or companion to roasted or grilled meat, chicken or fish . Toum literally means garlic in Arabic. Here are tips based on what I've learned about making toum! Hello Charles, I usually make this with 2 cloves of garlic but some people love an intense garlic flavor and go all the way to 5 cloves of garlic. serve at room temperature with Lebanese breads, hummus or Tabbouleh. Toum is essentially a mayonnaise, but it's stabilized with garlic instead of egg.Just like mayo, toum is an emulsion of oil into water made possible with the help of a third-party emulsifier. I quite literally ate this today at A1 Bakery (a fab Melbourne Lebanese restaurant), drizzled on zaatar manoushe! Toum … You can eat this with chicken, meat or fish. Toum is a garlic paste made by emulsifying garlic with lemon juice and oil. as for chai.any and all chai and variations you serve in Jordan/Palestine. The consistency should never be too thin. A sandwich graced with homemade mayo can transform a humdrum lunch into something special. Every time I get a chance I order Shawarma sandwiches. Great work and photography. It worked great on my failure. 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