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Pickled Mango Tahini

Dave W.
This savory vegan waffle topping recipe is inspired by a Middle Eastern chickpea dish. It has a rich, somewhat tangy, intense flavor. You can spread it on waffles, or dip them into it like you would dip chips in hummus. Makes 1 1/2 cups.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Vegan
Servings 4 people


  • 1/2 cup sesame tahini
  • 1/2 cup sliced pickled mango (amba)
  • 1/2 cup lukewarm water
  • 1/4 cup agave syrup (or maple syrup or similar preferred sweetener)
  • dash ground sumac (optional)


  • Combine all ingredients in the food processor or blender. Process until mango pieces are chopped up very finely, or until mixture is completely smooth, depending upon your preference.
  • Serve in a bowl for dipping or spreading, with a dusting of ground sumac on top.


If you'd like the flavor to be a bit more intense, add 1 to 2 more tablespoons of pickled mango.
If, on the other hand, it's a bit too tart for you, add 1 to 2 more tablespoons of agave nectar, maple syrup, or other preferred sweetener.
If you can't find sumac spice, you can use a bit of paprika for a similar aesthetic effect, even though it doesn't have the tartness of sumac.
Keyword mango, tahini, topping