Saturday, May 29, 2010


Chickpeas: 1 cup
Water: 2 tbsp
Lemon juice: 1 tbsp
Garlic: 1-2 pcs
Tahini: 11/2 tbsp
Salt: to taste
olive oil: 1/2 tbsp
paprika: 1/2 tsp
tomato: 1 big (garnishing)

Soak the chickpeas overninght atleast 8 hrs. cook chickpeas in pressure cooker till done. Allow it to cool. Put all all ingredients except oil and paprika powder in a food processor, Grind to a smooth paste. Transfer to a serving bowl. Pour olive oil & sprinkle with paprika or red hot pepper. You can add chopped tomatoes and olives. serve with pita bread.


  1. i hve one doubt chickpeas cooked alla use chyunna.....ennikku yithu onnu try chyannam...oru vattam Tahini vangikkan poyi but kittyilla....

  2. I have tried in restaurants never at home. Now I can try this too. Thanks for sharing the recipe dear.

  3. yes beena cook cheyyanam otherswise u can u can it from store. tahini u will get it from super market.
    thank u suhaina and please inform me the result