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 (1 tbsp 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.

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42 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. Simple yet flavorful dip :)

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

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    1. Must try Sobha.. you are missing something

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  9. Your hummus looks flavoursome and well balanced. I like that you have added some garlic to complement the nuttiness of the hummus. Adding some lemon juice must give this a lovely zingy, savoury taste.

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    1. Yes Mina, all the ingredients combined together give an amazing flavour. Thanks

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  10. I love making hummus as it goes with so many different foods, like veggie sticks, pita bread and crackers too. Besides that love to use it as a spread for sandwiches and wraps.

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    1. Same here. We love it too.And it can be made with so many variations

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  11. Love hummus.. easy to make so nutritious.. perfect for get together snacking with friends and family.

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    1. Yes dear, an easy dip to serve in parties.

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  12. Hummus looks so flavorful creamy and delicious. Loved this simple and easy recipe. Perfect dip to serve with any snacks.

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    1. Thanks Sujata. Yes it is a very versatile dip

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  13. Hummus looks creamy and delicious. Simple and easy dip that we can enjoy.

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