2 cups white chickpeas(soaked in water overnight)3 tbsp. tahina paste
Pressure cook peas till tender, drain saving liquid.Cool and blend to a stiff paste, adding drained liquid as required.Blend in tahina paste, lemon juice, salt, garlic, mix well.Press into a mould, drizzle some olive oil.Sprinkle with paprika and bake in preheated oven at 200C for 7-8 minutes.Serve hot or cold with crisp triangles of bread, plain or flavoured butter, and choppedonions.This is a variation of the traditional hummus.
Recipes for flavoured butters, tahina sauce, chilli paste are given.Tahina paste is soaked sesame seeds ground to a fine paste.2 tbsp. lemon juice1 tsp. garlic gratedsalt to taste