A middle eastern dip – yummus make!
3 garlic cloves, minced
19 oz.can (540 ml) chick peas (garbanzo beans), drained
1/4 cup tahini (sesame seed paste)*
3 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
2 Tbsp. water or chick pea liquid
1 tsp. cumin
1/2 tsp. salt
In food processor or blender, mince garlic. Add chick peas, tahini, lemon juice, oil, water, cumin and salt; process until smooth. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Transfer to serving bowl. Makes about 1 1/2 cups. Serve with warm pita bread for dipping.
*If you’re out of tahini, peanut butter makes a good substitute.
Book Reference – The Best of the Best – Vol. 1 (Page: 51)
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