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Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 0 minutes

Yields: 8 people



  • 2 cups chickpeas precooked in pressure cooker

  • 1/3 cup chickpea water left over from pressure cooker

  • 3 tablespoons tahini

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin



  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender. It is easier to do it in several, smaller batches.

  2. Once blended, stir in a mixing bowl and taste.

  3. Add more seasonings if desired.

  4. Spread on a serving platter and sprinkle paprika or chili powder and a little olive oil over whole plate.



  • Use canned beans to save time.

  • Try the same recipe with different kinds of beans such as navy beans or black turtle beans.

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