How to make Hummus - SK Khazana -

Middle Eastern dip which is now loved all over the world

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chickpeas, White sesame seeds (सफेद तिल)

Cuisine : Middle Eastern

Course : Dips

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Hummus - SK Khazana

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Middle Eastern cuisine comprises of food eaten by the people of the various countries of the Middle East. The cuisine of the region is diverse while having a degree of homogeneity.  Some commonly used ingredients include olives and olive oil, pitas, honey, sesame seeds, dates, sumac, chickpeas, mint and parsley.

Prep Time : 7-8 hour

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Hummus - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Chickpeas boiled 1 cup

  • White sesame seeds 1/4 cup

  • Garlic paste 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Olive oil 4 tablespo

  • Pita bread 4 to serve

  • Butter 4 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder to garnish

  • Fresh parsley sprig to garnish

Method

Step 1

Heat a deep non-stick pan, add white sesame seeds and roast on low heat for 2-3 minutes, stirring continuously.

Step 2

Put chickpeas into a blender jar, add garlic paste, lemon juice and salt and blend to a fine medium thick paste. Remove into a bowl.

Step 3

Put roasted sesame seeds into another blender jar, add 4 tbsps olive oil and grind to a fine paste. Add 2-3 tbsps tahini paste to chickpeas paste and mix well.

Step 4

Heat a non-stick tawa, place the pita breads on it, apply 1 tbsp butter on both sides of each and cook on medium heat till golden brown on both sides.

Step 5

Transfer hummus into a serving bowl. Pour some olive oil over hummus, decorate with red chilli powder.

Step 6

Garnish hummus with parsley sprig and serve with pita breads.

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