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Hummus Recipe Original – Prepare delicious, creamy and airy chickpea puree

The creamy and delicious chickpea puree is one of the national dishes of the Middle East for a reason. The hummus is an everyday accompaniment to various appetizers and has its permanent place on a mixed starter plate. We would like to offer all lovers of healthy muse an original hummus recipe that tastes irresistibly nutty and spicy and flatters the palate with a creamy and at the same time light and fluffy consistency.

Original Hummus Recipe – Ingredients

hummus recipe original simple preparation ingredients

1 can of chickpeas

100 grams of tahini paste

3-4 cloves of garlic

2 to 4 tablespoons of cold water

Juice of one or two lemons (to taste)

1 or 2 tablespoons of olive oil

½ teaspoon cumin powder

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon baking powder

2-3 cups of water (to keep the chickpeas covered in the pot)

The best original hummus recipe – preparation

hummus recipe original preparation water baking powder

Drain the chickpeas well and cook in sufficient water for 20 minutes. The chickpeas should be completely covered with water. A teaspoon of baking soda in the cooking water helps make the chickpeas feel soft. The baking soda increases the pH of the water and causes the chickpeas to disintegrate into a soft, mushy mass.

hummus recipe original prepare salt garlic lemon juice

Mix the garlic with the freshly squeezed lemon juice and the salt, and let the resulting mass rest for a few minutes. During the rest period, the pungent taste of the garlic is replaced by a soft taste note.

hummus recipe original tahini paste add spicy

Add the tahini and two tablespoons of ice cold water. Mix everything together until you get a creamy mixture. The ice cold water also helps make the hummus light and airy. This also gives the delicious dip a beautiful ivory color.

hummus recipe original strain the boiling water, drain

Drain the cooked chickpeas and mix with the tahini mixture.

recipe hummus original chickpeas olive oil

Add the cumin powder and a tablespoon or two of olive oil. Mix everything well until you get a homogeneous and smooth paste.

hummus recipe original preparation mixer chickpea puree

Put your perfect homemade hummus in a nice bowl or platter and garnish as you like. The leftover hummus can be stored in the refrigerator covered with cling film for up to a week.