Hummus is a well know food dip or spread originated in Egypt. But it has now become popular throughout the middle East and in Mediterranean cusine around the world.
Hummus is a mash of boiled chickpeas with tahini/sesame seeds, olive oil, garlic and lime juice.
Here is how i make this dish
- 1 cup(200grams) chixkpeas, soaked overnight.
- 2 tablespoon chopped garlic
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3-4 green chillies
- 4 tablespoon lime juice
- 2 tablespoon parsley/coriander
- 3 tablespoon sesame seeds(til)
- 1/4 cup olive oil
Boil/pressure cook the chickpeas until they are soft.
Drain and cool them.(Do not discard the water drained from chick oeas. Its highly nutritious. You can use it to knead dough or add in any soup)
In a mixie jar put rest all the ingredients along with boiled chickpeas.
Grind this into a fine paste using only a little bit of water.
Once a fine paste is formed, plate it out in a flat dish. You can make design of your choice in plating. Sprinkle 2 table spoons olive oil on the surface of this plated hummus . Sprinkle some chopped parsley to gar ish and its ready to be served with pita breads and FALAFEL