Fava Bean Hummous with Cumin
- 1/2 cup shelled fava beans
- 1 small clove garlic , chopped
- 1/2 tsp ground cumin
- 2 tbsp olive oil plus more for drizzling
- Sea salt
- Fresh lemon juice
Bring a small pot of water to boil. Immerse the beans into the boiling water for 1 minute, drain, and refresh in a bowl of cool water.
Pinch the skin off each bean.
Put the skinned fava beans a food processor and add the garlic, cumin, oil and 1/4 tsp salt. Pulse until the beans are roughly puréed.
Taste for salt.
Add the lemon juice, starting with 1 teaspoon and working up from there. Scrape the purée into a bowl.
Just before serving, drizzle oil over the surface and add a sprinkle of toasted cumin seeds.