Humus-Hummus Recipe

Soaked and cooked chickpea is ground with cumin seeds, lemon juice, olive oil and other ingredients to prepare this mid-eastern dip
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 people


  • 1 cup Chickpea/Garbanzo beans soaked, Kadala
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Tahini
  • 1/2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 nos Garlic pods
  • Parsley For garnishing, chopped
  • Salt As reqd
  • 1 tsp Paprika


  • First cook the chickpeas with some water. Drain and preserve the liquid. Remove the skin of cooked chickpeas.
  • Grind together chickpeas, lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, tahini and required salt.
  • During blending, keep adding the reserved liquid until the dip reaches the desired consistency.
  • Humus / hummus recipe, a popular mid-eastern dip, with pita bread, grilled chicken etc is ready. Garnish with chopped parsley and paprika on top.
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Response (1)
  1. a
    anju July 20, 2012

    Main ingredient is Tahini sauce which is basically paste of sesame seeds.

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