Vegetable Bread Spread
A versatile tasty spread you can prepare in advance as a snack and eat hot or cold on top of bread, crackers or as a side.
medium size potatoes
spices of your choice
(e.g. vegetable masala, salt, pepper, curry powder and chillies or chilli oil if you want it to be more spicy.)
Place the chickpeas in a colander and rinse. Leave in pot with water for few hours or overnight. Afterwards change water and cook for 1 – 2 hours.
Once chickpeas are cooked, strain the water and add 45 ml of oil and a teaspoon of your chosen spices. Add a pinch of sugar and leave it covered to marinate.
Boil the potatoes and courgettes until cooked.
Blend all cooked ingredients in a food processor.
Check the taste of the mixture, it may be necessary to add more spices for a better taste.
Put the blended vegetable spread in a dish and bake at 150ºC for 40 minutes.
Garnish vegetable spread on bread or crackers with cheese, tomato and coriander or any other fresh herb you like and enjoy.