Monday, October 5, 2015

Black eye beans Hummus

Hummus a thick paste or spread made from cooked ground chick peas blended with tahini, olive oil,lemon juice , salt and garlic , made orginally in the middle east.


Dried black eye beans - 175 gm

Garlic cloves, crushed - 3 nos

Tahini paste ( sesame seed paste) - 150 ml

Lemon juice - 2 tbsp

Olive oil - 2 tbsp

Paprika for garnish - a pinch


Soak beans overnight for 8 hours. Pressure cook for 3 whistles and set aside. In a blender, add cooked beans and 2 tbsp water in the beans. When ground to a coarse paste, add garlic and tahini  and blend together thoroughly. Lastly, pour lemon juice and blend until the hummus has a rich creamy and smooth consistency

Place the hummus in a shallow bowl. Pour olive oil over the surface. Sprinkle paprika over the top.


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