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Hummus Bi Tahina

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Ingredients
  Dried chick peas 5 Ounce (150 Grams Or 3/4 Cup)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Juice Of 2 Lemons)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), sliced
  Olive oil 30 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Tahini paste 1⁄4 Pint (2/3 Cup Or 150 Milliliter)
  Salt To Taste
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Cayenne pepper 1 Teaspoon (For Sprinkling)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon (For Sprinkling)
  Flat leaf parsley 1 Tablespoon (For Garnishing)
Directions

1. Put the chick-peas in a bowl with plenty of cold water and leave to soak overnight.
2. Drain the chick-peas and cover with fresh water in a saucepan. Bring to the boil and boil rapidly for 10 minutes. Reduce the heat and simmer gently for about 1 hour until soft. Drain.
3. Process me chick-peas in a food processor to a smooth puree. Add the lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, cayenne pepper and tahini and blend until creamy, scraping the mixture down from the sides of the bowl.
4. Season the puree with salt and pepper and transfer to a serving dish. Sprinkle with oil and cayenne pepper and serve garnished with a few parsley sprigs.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Blending
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Garlic
Interest: 
Healthy
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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