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Hummus bi Tahina (Chickpea and Sesame Dip) Recipe

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This recipe for Hummus bi Tahina (Chickpea and Sesame Dip), by , is from Kitty's Kids Sweet Memories, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Sam Moustafa
Added: Friday, November 23, 2007


4 oz chickpeas, soaked for a few hours
juice of 2 lemons
3 tbsp tahina
2 garlic cloves crushed

1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp paprika
a few sprigs of parsley, finely chopped

-Drain the chickpeas and simmer in fresh water for about and hour or until tender

-Reserve the cooking water

-Process the chickpeas in a blender (or food processor) with lemon juice, tahina, garlic, salt and enough of the cooking liquid to obtain a soft creamy consistency

Serve on a flat plate, garnished with a dribble of olive oil, a dusting of paprika and a little parsley

-Serve with warm pita bread for dipping




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