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Hommus Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Zeina Chami
Added: Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. chick peas
1 tsp. bicarbonate of soda
2 tsp. crushed garlic
3/4 c. lemon juice
1/2 c. tahini
cumin
parsley stems and leaves
olive oil

Directions:
Directions:
Soak chick peas overnight in water. The next day, drain the water and sprinkle the peas with bicarbonate of soda. Let them sit for about 1/2 hour then wash well. Add fresh water and boil the peas until soft. Drain the peas. Then, using a grinder or food processor, grind them into a smooth paste. Add garlic, lemon juice and tahini. Mix well. Place in a flat dish and decorate with cumin, parsley and olive oil. Serve with pita bread.

 

 

 

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