Hummus - easy and good

Hummus is a delicious puree, which is made from chickpeas. It is widely used in the Arab countries, either as an accompaniment to dinner instead of potatoes, or as a dip for vegetables or bread. You can use it as part of a tapas meal, or meze, as they call it in the eastern and southern areas around the Mediterranean.

1 box of chickpeas, rinse and dry

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 cup lemon juice

2 cloves garlic

1/2 ts salt

1 dl tahini

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

Everything is run in a blender or with a hand mixer to a smooth mass. Garnish with a little olive oil and a sprinkle of sumac or paprika.

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