Dry roast cumin seeds
Once it is fragrant. Switch off flame and add sesame seed.i merely want to heat the sesame seeds in residual heat and not toast it.
Add the cumin and sesame seeds in a mortar. You can use a food processor too.
Break it down to a smooth and aromatic powder
Cook whole garlic without oil.i am after some charred side on the garlic
Add the garlic to the powdered mix.
Crush the garlic
Get ready the chickpeas. Drain well.
Add the chickpeas in small batches and mash it. Mash it well but stop before it turns into a purée
This is how it looks
Scoop it out into a container for future use
Now I use my smoky Harissa from my previous snapguide
Gather 1 lemon for its juice
Season the chickpea mixture with salt, Harissa paste and lemon juice. Mix it well
It's important to taste and adjust accordingly. Add some olive oil and stir through the hummus
This is optional - I like to sprinkle a dash of smokey paprika on top after drizzling olive oil
Enjoy this with some vegetable fingers, chips, crisps, or spread it on a bun, wrap or cruskit.