Saturday, December 8, 2012

HUMMUS


Hummus is a popular Middle Eastern food dip usually served with pita bread. The chickpeas are rich in protein and the tahine paste made with sesame seeds, which are an excellent source of amino acids, make this a protein rich healthy snack.

Ingredients:
Chickpeas/chana/garbanzo beans ..... 1 cup (boiled)
Garlic paste .................. 1 tsp
Tahine ................. 1 tbsp
Olive oil ................. 1 + 1 tbsp
Lemon juice ........... 2-3 tbsp.
Salt ................ to taste
Water ............. about 1/4 cup

Method:



1.Blend all the ingredients (1tbsp oil, save the other for garnishing) in a food processor.
2. Remove it in a serving dish and pour 1 tbsp. olive oil. Garnish with red chilli powder.
3. Serve with pita bread.

32 comments:

  1. Marvellous dip,simply love with some pita chips.

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  2. That looks simple and delicious! would love to try yours )

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    1. Thanks for liking and wanting to try out

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  3. My fav. dip looks delicious. Thanks for the entry dear.

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  4. My friend,
    Both your hands and heart are truly blessed. Just BEAUTIFUL!! Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Thanks for such lovely words of appreciation and blessing Andy

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  5. Wow Looks great!
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  6. delicious dip, i have never tried it !!

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    1. Must try Sobha.. you are missing something

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