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Hummus bi Tahini 
Tahinov Siser

Chick Pea and Sesame Dip
Contributed by Ronnie George
Serves 4 - 6

Hummus bi Tahini
Hummus is a classic middle eastern dip which is served before meals with wedges of pita bread. The taste is somewhat dry and nutty.
1-19 oz can chick peas
1/2 cup sesame tahini
2 cloves garlic
3 Tablespoons lemon juice
3 Tablespoons olive oil

  1. Drain chick peas, reserving liquid.
  2. Combine with other ingredients in food processor, process until smooth.
  3. Add some chick pea liquid if necessary to make desired consistency.
  4. Spread dip in a shallow serving dish, swirling it with the back of a spoon. Drizzle with olive oil and garnish with parsley. Lightly sprinkle paprika and kamoon.