20 min    Serves 6


2 cups soaked chickpeas

2 clove garlic, crushed

4-6 tablespoons of water (depending on how creamy you like it)

4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

6 basil leaves

2 tablespoons tahini

1 fresh lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon of cumin

1 handful of parsley leaves

pinch of salt


Add all ingredients to the food processor and blend until smooth. When the mixture is fully combined and smooth, put it into a serving dish. Drizzle with some more extra virgin olive oil and decorate with a few whole chickpeas. Sprinkle with paprika and finely chopped coriander or parsley leaves (optional).