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.