An Arabic dip mainly consumed with pita bread. This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

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Main Ingredients Chickpeas (kabuli chana)
Cuisine Lebanese
Course Pickles, Jams and Chutneys
Prep Time 8-10 hour
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Hummus

  • 150 grams Chickpeas (kabuli chana)


  1. Soak the chickpeas overnight. Drain and boil in fresh water till soft. Cool and remove the skin and put them in a food processor container.
  2. Add garlic, salt and tahina and blend. Add two tablespoons olive oil and blend. Add lemon juice and continue to blend till absolutely smooth.
  3. Transfer into a serving bowl and chill in the refrigerator. Just before serving drizzle the remaining olive oil. Sprinkle red chilli powder.
  4. Place two to three whole chickpeas on top and serve with pita bread.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1323
Carbohydrates 100.8
Protein 39.3
Fat 84.4