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Written by : LifeStyle Team
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Hummus! A flavourful Arabic dip which turns your crispy snacks into more delicious and makes you drool over it with its amazing taste. One can have this rich and creamy dip along with chips, veggies, salads, sandwiches, etc. And moreover, it's a yummy and healthy dip for all the people who belong to the vegan category as it is the best substitute for mayonnaise and other creams.

Well! Today is the 'International Hummus Day' where people around the world celebrate it by devouring various hummus cook-ups. And on this special day, we EeYuva is here with the basic preparation of hummus. Have a look at the recipe here...

Ingredients You Need

  • 2 cups chickpeas

  • 4 garlic cloves

  • ½ cup tahini (sesame seeds paste)

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • Paprika or red chilli powder for garnishing

  • Salt to taste

Prior Steps

  1. Soak the chickpeas overnight and drain the water.

  2. Pressure cook the chickpeas with fresh water for 4-5 whistles. Wait until the pressure goes off. Save the chickpeas cooked water for blending the chickpeas.


Preparation Of Tahini

Dry roast a cup of sesame seeds. Blend the sesame seeds with required olive oil till the required texture is formed. Save this in an airtight glass container and refrigerate it to increase the shelf life.

Method To Prepare Hummus

  1. Blend the chickpeas, tahini, salt, lemon juice, garlic cloves, a tbsp of oil along with little chickpeas cooked water into a fine paste.

  2. Dish out the paste into a bowl and spread it evenly with a spatula.

  3. Finally, pour in the olive oil and garnish with a pinch of paprika over hummus.

  4. Refrigerate the hummus bowl and take it out before serving. Don't forget to drizzle a little olive oil over the hummus before you serve.

Wow! The tasty and healthy 'Chickpeas Dip' is ready to hit your tummies…

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