Thursday, March 6, 2008

Garbanzo (Chick peas) Chutney

Garbanzo beans- 1 cup (canned or soaked overnight if it is dried garbanzo beans)
Sesame seeds- 2 tsp
Garlic- 1/2 tsp; crushed
Lemon juice- juice of 2 lemons
Oil- 3 tbsp
Green Chili- 1
Salt- to taste
Black Pepper- to taste
Water-1/2 cup


1. Boil the chickpeas until tender if using the dried chick peas (after soaking them overnight).

2. Grind the sesame seeds with 1 tsp oil, 1/2 cup water and garlic.

3. Combine the chickpeas, the sesame paste from step 2, the remaining ingredients and blend them into a smooth paste. Add additional water if needed to maintain a smooth consistency. Serve.

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