Step 1: 1. Tip the chickpeas into a sieve and run cold water over them. Drain and transfer to a food processer or blender
Step 3: 2. Add the garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, pinch of black pepper and ground cumin and blend together. Check the taste and alter the seasoning if desired. If the mixture is a little thick add 1 or 2 teaspoons of hot water until the mixture is at the desired consistancy.
Step 5: 3. Spoon the hummus into a dish and scatter with sesame seeds (if using) and chill in the fridge until you are ready to serve it.