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Type: Vegetables
Courses: Salads
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup 237mlChickpeas - dry
5 cups 1185mlWater
6   Bay leaves
3/4 cup 46g / 1.6ozOnion - chopped
1   Garlic clove
2/3 cup 157mlTomato puree
2 tablespoons 30mlLemon juice
3/4 teaspoon 3.8mlGround cumin
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlPaprika
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlCayenne
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlBlack pepper
3/4 teaspoon 3.8mlSalt

Recipe Instructions

Sort and rinse the chick-peas, then soak overnight in water.

Drain them, then add 5 cups of water and bay leaves.

Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium and cook for approximately 1 1/2 hours, or until the beans are completely soft.

When cooked, drain the beans and puree until completely smooth in a food processor with the rest of the ingredients.

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