Chick Pea Dip with Indian Spices

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1 tsp - madras curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp - ginger powder
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp - extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup - chopped green onions (whites and some green)
  • 4 cloves - fresh garlic, chopped
  • 1 tbsp - sesame seeds
  • 1.5 can - garbanzo beans chick peas, some reserve liquid
  • 1/2 cup - fat yogurt
  • 2 tbsp - fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp - parsley
  • Salt and Pepper - to taste
  • 2-4 - cayenne pepper

How to Make Chick Pea Dip with Indian Spices

  • Toast the spices in a iron skillet briefly.
  • Add the oil, onions, garlic and sesame seeds. Saute until the onions are done.
  • Puree the mixture in a blender with the yogurt, chickpeas, lemon juice and parsley.
  • Add some of the reserved chickpea liquid if the chickpea mixture is too thick.
  • Chill and garnish with a little olive oil and sprinkle with cayenne pepper or paprika before serving.

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