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Recipe by sujata hande
3 from 2 votes
Served As Snacks
Hummus full Arabic name: hummus bi tahini Arabic is a Levantine dip or spread made from cooked, mashed chickpeas or other beans, blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. popular in the Middle East and in Middle Eastern cuisine around the globe. It can also be found in most grocery stores in North America and Europe. Hummus" comes from the Arabic word meaning "chickpeas. Hummus is a popular dip in Egypt where it is eaten with pita, and frequently flavored with cumin or other spices. Hummus goes well with veg salad, chips, nachos, crackers or burgers, sandwiches.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Recipe Category Vegetarian
Servings 6


  • Boiled Chickpeas – ½ cup
  • Tahini Sauce – ½ tbsp
  • Lemon juice – 1 ½ tsp
  • Garlic clove - 1
  • Roasted cumin powder – ½ tsp
  • Freshly ground black paper – ½ tsp
  • Olive oil - 1 ½ tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water 2- tbsp to adjust the consistency.


  • Add all ingredients into blender. Blend it for a minute.
  • Add sufficient water and blend it into a smooth paste.
  • Store in an airtight container and transfer to the refrigerator.
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sujata hande
sujata hande

Masters in ITM, Buyer by profession, love to explore new places and food. Passionate cook, blogger, try to experiment with various cuisines.

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