The perfect Hummus

Index Featured Find out the secrets for making a perfectly creamy and delicious Hummus, a simple middle eastern dip made with chickpeas and a couple more ingredients
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Find out the secrets for making a perfectly creamy and delicious Hummus, a simple middle eastern dip made with chickpeas and a couple more ingredients

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Index Featured Find out the secrets for making a perfectly creamy and delicious Hummus, a simple middle eastern dip made with chickpeas and a couple more ingredients
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time40 mins
 250 g chickpeas, cooked
 1 tbsp Tahini (sesame paste)
 1 qt garlic clove
 1 qt lemon
 1 tsp plain yogurt
 sumac
 2 tsp olive oil
1

Prepare the chickpeas by soaking them overnight and then cooking them in water for 30-40 minutes or until soft. Once cooked turn off the heat and leave them in the cooking water, do NOT throw it away!

2

Chop the garlic clove (add more then one if you like) and squeeze the juice out of one lemon.
Keep 10 chickpeas on the side for decoration.

3

Use a good blender. A hand blender also does the trick.
Blend the chickpeas, garlic, a pinch of salt, tahini, 1-2 tablespoons of the lemon juice, 2-3 tbsp of the chickpeas cooking water, 1 tbsp of olive oil and 1 tsp of plain yoghurt. Taste and check the consistency, adjust salt and lemon juice and add water to make it more creamy.

4

Once you are happy with the results, transfer in a nice bowl.
Before serving decorate with the chickpeas, drizzle with good quality extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle with sumac.
Enjoy with bread, veggie sticks, in salads or wraps.

Ingredients

 250 g chickpeas, cooked
 1 tbsp Tahini (sesame paste)
 1 qt garlic clove
 1 qt lemon
 1 tsp plain yogurt
 sumac
 2 tsp olive oil

Directions

1

Prepare the chickpeas by soaking them overnight and then cooking them in water for 30-40 minutes or until soft. Once cooked turn off the heat and leave them in the cooking water, do NOT throw it away!

2

Chop the garlic clove (add more then one if you like) and squeeze the juice out of one lemon.
Keep 10 chickpeas on the side for decoration.

3

Use a good blender. A hand blender also does the trick.
Blend the chickpeas, garlic, a pinch of salt, tahini, 1-2 tablespoons of the lemon juice, 2-3 tbsp of the chickpeas cooking water, 1 tbsp of olive oil and 1 tsp of plain yoghurt. Taste and check the consistency, adjust salt and lemon juice and add water to make it more creamy.

4

Once you are happy with the results, transfer in a nice bowl.
Before serving decorate with the chickpeas, drizzle with good quality extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle with sumac.
Enjoy with bread, veggie sticks, in salads or wraps.

The perfect Hummus

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