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Humus Recipe

Humus is a popular Mediterranean Side-Dish
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On :
Friday, 21 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Mediterranean Recipe
Technique :
Grind Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
12 hours
Servings :
Serves 5
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  • 200 g - dried chick-peas/canned chick peas
  • 4 - large Garlic cloves, peeled
  • 7 tbsp - extra-virgin Olive oil
  • 5 tbsp - roasted white sesame
  • 1 tbsp - Lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp - finely chopped coriander
  • A pinch - white pepper powder (optional)
  • How to Make Humus:

    1. Place the chick-peas in a large bowl.
    2. Cover with water and leave to stand for at least 12 hours until they double in size.
    3. Put the drained chick-peas in a saucepan and add twice the volume of water.
    4. Bring to boil for 10 minutes.
    5. Lower heat and simmer for 1 hour, until the chick-peas are tender.
    6. Drain the cooked chick-peas.
    7. Place olive oil, garlic, roasted white sesame and lemon juice in a food processor and blend until smooth.
    8. Add the chick-peas and blend until they are finely ground.
    9. If the mixture is too thick, add a little more olive oil.
    10. Transfer to a bowl, cover and chill until ready to serve.
    11. To serve, drizzle with some olive oil, sprinkle a little white pepper powder over and garnish with fresh coriander.


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