1 400g/16oz can of chick peas (garbanzo beans), including the water
2 tablespoons Tahini (sesame paste)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons of lemon juice (or less or more according to you taste)
1 clove garlic (crushed)
Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend to a smooth paste. Transfer to serving bowl and garnish with a few sprinkles of paprika powder and flat parsley leaves. Keeps well in airtight container in the fridge for a few days.

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