Prep Time15 mins
Soaking Time1 d
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Servings: 10
Calories: 156kcal


  • food processor


  • 1 cup organic chickpeas soaked overnight with 1 teaspoon acid or 2 x 400g cans organic chickpeas
  • 4 tablespoons organic tahini
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 cup organic extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • Paprika for garnish
  • Coriander for garnish


  • If using fresh chickpeas soak by following the article on soaking grains and legumes
  • Rinse the chickpeas well in cold water and drain.
  • Place pre-soaked chickpeas into a saucepan, cover with water and bring to the boil
  • Turn down to low boil and cook for 1 hour
  • Strain and let chickpeas cool to room temperature
  • Blend chickpeas with tahini, garlic, salt, lemon juice in a food processor and slowly pour in the oil while it runs.


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