Hoummus is a Chick Pea Dip served with Pita Bread.
Makes about 3 cups
- 1 can garbanzo beans
- 2 teaspoon salt
- 2 cloves garlic
- 3/4 cup tahini paste
- 1/2 cup lemon juice
- 2 tbsp chopped parsley
- pinch cayenne pepper
- a few chick peas
- Drain the chick peas and rinse it in cold water.
- Puree the chick peas and garlic in a food processor or a blender.
- Add the salt, tahini paste and lemon juice and mix well.
If the mixture is too thick add some water, it should be a thick creamy consistency.
Adjust salt and lemon to taste.
- Serve on a platter garnished with a pinch of cayenne pepper, parsley and the reserved chick peas.