Bakdounsiya is a common sight in a Levantine mezzeh spread. It is typically eaten with pita bread, just like hummus or any of the other mezzeh dips. It goes very well with grilled meats.
If you thin this out a bit more, it would be a good sauce or dressing to drizzle on top of grilled kofta, kabobs, fish, or falafel.
Bakdounsiya – Parsley Dip
1 cup chopped parsley
4 tablespoons tahini
2 tablespoons yogurt (optional)
juice of 1/2 lemon
1/3 – 1/2 cup water
1 small clove garlic, chopped finely, and mashed
Extra virgin olive oil for drizzling
Place in small bowl.
Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil to serve, if desired.
Note – you can omit the yogurt for a vegan/dairy-free dip. Also, this is a gluten-free dip, and can be used with any gluten-free cracker or bread.