*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      NEW DELHI-STYLE CHICK PEA HUMMUS
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers                       Indian
                 Snacks
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Chick peas, soaked
    1       ea           1/4 thick slice ginger
    1       sm           Jalapeno pepper, seeded
    3       tb           Lime juice
      1/4   c            Roasted almond butter
    1 1/2   tb           Almond oil
    2       tb           Cilantro, chopped
    8       ea           Mint leaves, torn
                         Salt & pepper
      1/2   tb           Cumin seeds, toasted
                         Crudites -- bell peppers,
                         -- carrots, snow peas &
                         -- celery
 
   Cook chick peas until very tender, up to 3 hours.  Drain & cool.
   Transfer to a food processor.  Add ginger, pepper, lime juice, almond
   butter & oil & herbs.  Process until smooth.  Season with salt &
   pepper.
   Place in a shallow serving dish, smoothing the top with a spatula.
   Sprinkle with cumin & serve with crudites.  Keeps for 3 days in the
   fridge.
  
 
 
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