• 1/2 orange bell pepper or red Bell Pepper
  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds soaked in 1/4 cup water.
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 and 1/2 cups chick peas, soaked in water overnight or use Canned Chick peas
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 green chili
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves (Optional)
  • salt to taste


1.If using fresh chickpeas, cook them till tender.

2.Cut bell pepper in half lengthwise, remove seeds and the membranes.

3.Place one pepper half, skin sides upon a baking sheet lined with aluminium Foil.

4.Flatten the Bell pepper with hand and drizzle some oil on it.

5.Broil for 10 minutes or until blackened.

6.Cool for a while and then peel the skin.

7.Grind the bell pepper with remaining ingredients in a food processor till smooth

8.Adjust Seasoning.

9.Serve with Falafel or use as a dip or have with bread.

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