1 can of chick peas. You could also use dried chick peas that have been hydrated overnight.
Pour chick peas into a blender. You could also use a hand mixer.
Add the juice of half a large lemon or one small lemon.
1 clove of garlic.
1 tablespoon of ground cumin.
1 tablespoon of tahini (sesame paste). You can find tahini in supermarkets or department stores.
Add 5 or 6 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil.
Blend everything together. Since the mixture is very thick, you will need to stir it periodically before blending again. Taste and add salt as needed . Add a little bit of extra virgin olive oil and some sweet or spicy paprika