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Tender Homemade Hummus


Delicious homemade hummus is one of those Eastern dishes famous all over the world. This is a vegetarian dish. You can make classical hummus or cook it with the spices, tomatoes, olives olives - very good recipes with olives learn more... or even chili pepper.

Use this best hummus recipe to cook a healthy snack. It may be eaten with healthy chips, carrot or any other vegetables.

Ingredients for
Dry chickpeas
1 cup
Olive oil
2 tbsp
Lemon juice
3 tbsp
to taste
Spices (cilantro, zira, chili pepper, paprika)
to taste
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  1. Leave dry chickpeas in the bowl with the water for the whole night. Keep in mind that the chickpeas will grow in size. So, the bowl should be very big.
  2. Next morning strain the water and wash chickpeas. Boil this ingredient in the pan with two l of water.
  3. Cook it for 30-90 minutes until peas are soft enough.
  4. Then you`ll need to strain the water. Leave chickpeas for 10 minutes to cool down.
  5. Fill the blender with all the ingredients you`re going to use: boiled chickpeas, lemon juice, oil and spices. Add several spoons of water for the mass not to be too thick.

You`re done. Fill the jar with the hummus. You may put it into the jar and leave in the fridge or serve immediately. Fresh homemade hummus tastes great with bruschetta or sliced vegetables. Enjoy this simple Eastern snack!

Chef Andrew
My name is Andrew. I am the chef of the site "Very Tasty". This is a real creative kitchen!
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