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  • 15 ounces - can chickpeas, rinsed and drained very well
  • 1/4 cups - lemon juice
  • 1/4 cups - tahini or 1 more tablespoon oil
  • 1 - garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons - olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoons - ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoons - salt
  • Directions:

    Combine tahini (if using) with lemon juice in medium bowl and whisk till light and fluffy, about 1 minute. Add oil, garlic, cumin and salt and whisk again for 1 minute. Place tahini mixture and 1/2 of the chickpeas in a food processor and process until smooth, abut 2 minutes. Scrape sides and bottom of bowl with rubber spatula. Add the rest of the chickpeas, process again. Slowly add 2-3 tablespoons of very cold water until yu reach a good consistency. Add extra salt to taste. Serve with a drizzle of oil and sprinkle of sumac or paprika for garnish.

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    Main Ingredient:

    Chick peas

    Category:  Cold Dips

    Cuisine:  Middle Eastern

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    Posted On:

    June 2, 2020

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