Classic Hummus | How to make Classic Hummus

By Pavani Nandula  |  24th Mar 2016  |  
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About Classic Hummus Recipe

Creamy and delicious chickpea dip from the Middle East. Great to serve with pita bread or as a sandwich spread.

The delicious and mouthwatering Classic Hummus is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Classic Hummus is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Classic Hummus. Pavani Nandula shared Classic Hummus recipe which can serve 8 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Classic Hummus. Try this delicious Classic Hummus recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Pavani Nandula of Classic Hummus by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Classic Hummus can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Classic Hummus with other users

Classic Hummus

Ingredients to make Classic Hummus

  • Chickpeas (kabuli chana) - 1cup
  • lemon juice - 3tbsp
  • garlic - 1 clove
  • Tahini (Sesame seed paste) - 3tbsp
  • Salt & pepper - to taste

How to make Classic Hummus

  1. Rinse and drain dried chickpeas and soak them for 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain soaked chickpeas, then rinse and drain again. Place the chickpeas in a large pot with 10 cups of water, bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer 90 minutes.
  3. Stir in 1tsp baking soda, if desired, after the first 1 hour to get creamy smooth chickpeas.
  4. Remove from heat, cover pot and let stand for 30 minutes. Skim off any chickpeas that have floated on top. Drain well.
  5. Puree warm chickpeas, lemon juice, garlic and ¼cup of water in a food processor 3~4 minutes, or until smooth, scraping down sides of bowl if needed.
  6. Add tahini and puree 2 more minutes or until the mixture has the consistency of soft cream cheese, adding 1~2tbsp more water, if necessary. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Sprinkle some paprika and drizzle olive oil on top.

Reviews for Classic Hummus (1)

Manjushree Sooraja year ago

Awesome :)

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