If using dried black beans, soak the beans for several hours or overnight and then cook until tender. If using canned, drain and rinse thoroughly.
Grind black sesame seeds to a fine powder. Put all the ingredients, except the salt and olive oil, in a food processor. With the motor running, drizzle in the olive oil until the ingredients form a smooth paste.
Add some water if the mixture is too thick. Add salt to taste.
Remove to a bowl.
Sprinkle with some red pepper and a few drops of olive oil as a garnish.
Recipe courtesy: Holy Cow Vegan
Bawarchi of the Week
An IT professional, Sushmita loves spending time developing new recipes. Her hometown in Jharkhand is has always been an inspiration, and influences her cooking.