Thursday, 21 January 2016

Homemade Hummus

Happy New Year, been a while, how have you been enjoying playing with recipes with your family! Today i will be sharing with you something that has been a regular in my home.
Hummus is a Middle Eastern recipe, made with a blend of Chickpeas, tahini, garlic, olive oil, and lemon juice!!!
Hummus means Chickpeas in Arabic...Its a very healthy dip sauce! Chickpeas are among the best legumes and one of the highest source of protein. Hummus is used as a dip or spread. It is super easy and fast to make, so you can make it fresh when you want.  You can enjoy it with bread but we got stuck munching it with carrots...hehehe

  • chickpeas
  • tahini
  • garlic
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • cumin
  • paprika
  • olive oil
  • water
  • lemon juice
  • cumin

Lets Make our Hummus
1. Drain your chickpeas, if you are using fresh chickpeas make sure it has soacked for atleast 24
2. Blend the chickpeas and garlic, in a food processor or a mixer. When smooth add the tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, about 2 TBS of water, olive oil, salt, grounded black pepper, cumin and paprika. Blend until smooth.
3. Your fresh homemade Hummus is ready to be enjoyed with either bread, cucumber, carrots, e.t.c


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