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Mild-spicy Hummus Recipe

Mild-spicy Hummus is a popular Middle East Main
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family friendly Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Middle East Recipe
Technique :
Grind Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1 can - Garbanzo beans/ Chickpeas
  • 1/3rd - the water from the can
  • 4 tbsp - Lime juice
  • 1 to 2 tbsp - Tahini (if available)
  • 2 Cloves - Garlic
  • 1/4 tsp - Cumin powder (optional)
  • a pinch - Red Chilli powder/ cayenne powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp - Olive oil
  • Chopped parsley, a few boiled Chickpeas, some whole Green/Black Olives (for the garnishing).
  • How to Make Mild-spicy Hummus:

    1. Grind the chickpeas with all the ingredients (except the olives and parsley) in a mixer and make a smooth paste.
    2. Put this in a serving plate.
    3. Make a well in the centre and pour the olive oil.
    4. Garnish with olives, chickpeas and parsley.
    5. Serve with warm khubuz/ pita bread.


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