- 1 cup dried chickpeas
- boiling water
- juice of 2-3 lemons
- 3 cloves of garlic
- 1 tsp salt
- 2-3 tbsp of tahini (sesame paste)
- 1/2-1 cup of olive oil
Pour the boiling water over the chick peas and leave to stand for at least an hour, then boil until tender. Blend the cooked peas with the garlic, lemon juice as well as half a cup of cooking liquid from the chickpeas and half a cup of oil, salt and tahini, until smooth.
Add more oil slowly until you achieved the desired consistency and add extra seasoning to taste.