Hummus, Lebanese Dip

Hummus ( Chips and Dips )

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Hummus, the famous traditional Lebanese spread, has a creamy chickpea texture. It tastes fantastic when served as apart of a mezze platter with Pita Bread or vegetables.

Hummus has a unique flavour of chickpea, olive oil and parsley. Very healthy to eat just with cucumbers or carrots and great for weight loss and Endurance Athletes.

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Hummus, Lebanese Dip recipe - How to make Hummus, Lebanese Dip

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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3/4 cup soaked and boiled kabuli chana (white chick peas)
3 tbsp olive oil
salt to taste
4 clove garlic (lehsun)
1 tbsp lemon juice
3 tbsp fresh curds (dahi)

For The Garnish
1 tbsp olive oil
a little chilli powder
1 tsp finely chopped parsley

For Serving
  1. Combine the kabuli chana, olive oil, salt, garlic, lemon juice and curds in a mixer and blend to a smooth mixture. Add a little water only if required.
  2. Spoon the mixture into a serving plate and pour olive oil and sprinkle chili powder and parsley over it.
  3. Refrigerate till use and serve with lavash.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy174 cal
Protein3.2 g
Carbohydrates10.8 g
Fiber4.5 g
Fat12.9 g
Cholesterol1.8 mg
Sodium6 mg

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Hummus, Lebanese Dip
 on 28 Nov 16 05:00 PM

Sorry but there is not supposed to be curds in this recipe. Authentic hummus has sesame paste.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Bijal, Do try this recipe and taste it, it does taste nice and if you yet wish to add sesame paste you can def add it.
29 Nov 16 08:33 AM
Hummus ( Chips and Dips )
 on 14 Jun 13 02:26 PM

I have realized when one is making falafel, hummus is one of the most important thing and should taste very good...when I tried this recipe it was fab, just perfect in taste and texture...
Hummus ( Chips and Dips )
 on 16 Jun 12 11:50 PM

Authentic Hummus
 on 13 May 12 09:11 PM

Authentic Hummus
 on 03 Dec 10 01:56 PM

Real authentic hummus recipe! thanks so much! the parsley adds that lovely freshness to the mixture!