Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Hummus (Chickpea Dip) #Bahrainicuisine

Hummus is the well known dip made from chickpea. We all liked this dip , as the fresh garlic and sesame paste gives a unique taste. We thought the taste was very familiar to our palate.

Requirements :

1 cup garbanzo beans / chickpeas
½ cup tahini ( sesame seed paste )
Juice of 1 ½ lemon
2 cloves of garlic / 1 tsp garlic powder
salt to taste
olive oil to drizzle on top
Method :
 If using canned beans you can proceed directly.
As I used dry chickpeas , I soaked overnight and cooked on my own.
 Grind together chickpea , tahini , lemon juice  , garlic and salt.
Pour into serving dish and drizzle olive oil.
Sprinkle a little paprika for decoration.

Serve chilled or at room temperature  along with pita bread.

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