Arabic Peanut Butter Dish

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Arabic Peanut Butter Dish


This recipe is part of the Georgia Peanut Commission collection of recipes dating back to the 70s. We hope you enjoy our retro collection.


  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp sesame paste
  • 2 cups chickpeas
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • olive oil
  • parsley for garnishing


  • Soak the chickpeas in water overnight, drain.
  • Place chickpeas in a pot, cover with water, and cook until tender. Drain.
  • Mix the peanut butter with the sesame paste and stir in the cooked chickpeas, crushed garlic, salt and lemon juice.
  • Put on a serving plate and garnish with paprika, parsley and olive oil.
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