https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/3870/hummus-masterclass

LifestyleFOOD.com.au

Hummus is a doddle to make and, if refrigerated, will keep for several days. Serve with falafel or as a dip for raw veggies.

Ingredients

  • 250g / 9 oz dried chickpeas, soaked overnight in water

  • Juice of 3 lemons

  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin

  • 150ml / 2 fl oz extra virgin olive oil

  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 200g / 7 oz tahina (sesame seed paste)

  • A little vegetable stock - optional

  • For garnish

  • 1 tbsp flat leaf parsley, coarsely chopped

  • Splash extra virgin olive oil

  • Pinch cayenne pepper or paprika

Method

  • 1.

    Drain the soaked chickpeas, place in a large saucepan, cover with water being to the boil, reduce the heat to a simmer and cook until tender, approximately 40 minutes (remove any scum that appears on the surface).

  • 2.

    Drain the cooked chickpeas, place in a food processor, and blend until semi-smooth.  Add lemon juice, ground cumin, extra virgin olive oil, garlic cloves and tahina and continue to blend until smooth.  If the mixture is too thick then add a little vegetable stock or some of the cooking liquid.

  • 3.

    Place in a bowl and garnish with flat-leaf parsley, a swirl of extra virgin olive oil and a light dusting of cayenne pepper or paprika.

Metric Converter

Tell us what you think in the comments below

 
 

Sign Out

Click to Rate

Join the Conversation

Please note, LifeStyle cannot respond to all comments posted in our comments feed. If you have a comment or query you would like LifeStyle to respond to, please use our feedback form.

0 0 0 0 0
Average Rating
0 comments • 0 ratings