Recipe – Hummus bi Tahina (Chickpea and Sesame Paste Dip)

Chickpea and Sesame Paste Dip
Chickpea and Sesame Paste Dip

Home made anything tastes good. This dip tastes like nothing you can buy in the shops.
The nearest I came to tasting hummus like this, it was at a Lebanese Restaurant in Brisbane
which has sadly closed down.

Ingredients
1 1/2 C cooked chickpeas
2 Tbsp chickpea liquid
1/4 C lemon juice
1/2 tsp yellow asafetida powder (OR to two cloves garlic)
1/2 C Tahini
1 tsp Olive Oil
1 tsp salt to taste (I prefer no salt)
For presentation add Paprika powder, pepper, olive oil and lemon slices

Instructions
Place the chickpeas in a food processor with the lemon juice, asafetida, tahini and half of the salt.
Process to a smooth puree, adding some of the reserved chickpea liquid if necessary to achieve a smooth result.
Add the remaining salt if it needs it.

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