• Tahini paste 120g
  • 1 large can of chickpeas
  • 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1.5 lemons
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • STEP 1
    Drain the chickpeas and put them in a pan of boiling water with the bicarbonate of soda. They should be covered by a few cm of water. Leave for 20 minutes. Then drain and pour cold water over.
  • STEP 2
    Meanwhile, chop the garlic and put it in a food blender with the lemon juice and salt. Leave the mixture to rest for 10 minutes.
  • STEP 3
    Add the tahini to the above and blend until the mixture is thick and creamy. Then whilst running the food blender add in 2 tbsp of cold water.
  • STEP 4
    Add the cumin and chickpeas. Whilst blending pour in the olive oil. Blend until smooth.

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