Hummus

2016-03-20
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A beautiful blend of chickpeas, tahini sauce, lemon and garlic. Perfect to serve with warm Pita or any middle eastern breads.

How to make a Tahini sauce?
You can use hulled white sesame seeds to make the Tahini dip. All you have to do is grind the sesame seeds using a food processor until smooth. You can use olive oil to give a smooth texture.

Ingredients

  • 250g Chickpeas soaked overnight (Or you can use Canned)
  • 2tbsp Tahini
  • 3tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • Salt to taste

Method

Step 1

Soak the chickpeas overnight or atleast for 7 hours.

Step 2

Cook the chickpeas and drain the excess water. If using canned chickpeas, rinse and drain the excess water.

Step 3

Combine all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until you get a smooth texture.You can adjust the seasoning and texture as you like. For a rich creamy texture, add more olive oil.

Step 4

You can store the hummus upto a week if refrigerated in a sealed container.