By Victoria Alexander and Genevieve Harris
You need to soak the chickpeas for several hours or overnight.
DRAIN THE CHICKPEAS and place them in a large saucepan. Cover with water, place over a high heat and bring to the boil. Turn down to a medium heat and let simmer until the chickpeas are very soft, about 1 hour. Add a little salt to the water towards the end of the cooking time. Drain the chickpeas and reserve the cooking water. Place the chickpeas and the peeled garlic into a food proces