This Middle Easter dish is popular in Egypt and Sudan. It contains quite a bit of sesame seeds, and they are one of the oldest plants grown for oil. In Africa, sesame is call been or simsim. Serve this dip with raw vegatables or crackers.
- 1 16-oucne can chickpeas, drained
- 1 clove garlic, peeled
- 4 teaspoons sesame seeds
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon butter, softened
Put the chickpeas and garlic in a blender and grind until smooth. Scrape the bowl and add the remaining ingredients, mixing well.