Hummus is a mediterranean or Laventine dip made with chickpea , tahini ( sesame paste ) , olive oil , lemon juice and garlic . This creamy , yummy dip is not only great as a dip but also as a spread for sandwiches , shawrma roll .
1 can (425 grams) or around 1 cup chickpeas, also called garbanzo beans
1/4 cup tahini
2-3 tbl spoon fresh lemon juice
2 small garlic cloves ( around 3/4 th tea spoon), finely grated
2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more if needed
Salt, to taste
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin ( dry roasted and grounded)
1- 2 tablespoons water ( for blending , don’t add too much)
Paprika and cumin powder for garnishing
Blend everything together into a fine paste . Mix with some extra olive oil before serving . Garnish with paprika and cumin powder .
Tahini Paste or sesame :
1 cup of white sesame
1/4 th cup of olive oil
Dry roast the sesame seed on stove top or in microwave . Don’t burn it . Now pulse the seeds in a food processor until powdered . Add the olive oil and pulse again . Tahini paste is ready !! 🙂
My favourite dip!
What brand of spice grinder and food processor do you use?
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I want to make clear one thing for hummus sauce, that is if I don’t have can chickpeas then what I do? can I soak chichpeas over night then make hummus sauce or have to boiled the chickpeas for making that sauce. please let me confirm.
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gazipur, dhaka, bangladesh
yes .. You have to soak the chickpeas overnight and then boil it until soft , then follow the process .. 🙂
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