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1. Gather the ingredients

  • a handful of chickpeas
  • 1 lemon
  • 4 spoonfuls of peanut butter
  • 3 spoonfus of olive oil
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 glasses of water
  • a handful of peanuts (for decoration)

 

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2. Soak the chickpeas

Place the chickpeasĀ in a bowl, fill with filtered water and leave overnight to enhance digestibility and nutrient absorption, as well as reducing cooking time and energy use.

 

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3. Boil the chickpeas

Boil the chickpeas taking out the scum with a spoon.

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4. Chop the garlic

It doesn’t need to be too small as all will go in the blender.

 

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5. Squeeze the lemon

Squeeze the lemon and if you like, add some grated lemon skin for extra taste and fresh aroma.

 

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6. Add the peanut butter

To make the job easier you could mix the peanut butter with water first, so it starts to dissolve and blends more easily.

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7. Blend

Blend the chickpeas, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice and peanut butter, add a pinch of salt and some water until you have a good texture and flavor. Enjoy!

Photos Ana Lisa Alperovich for Inhabitots