Sunday, October 10, 2010


Hummus is a dip/spread mainly used on pita breads and made up of healthy,nutritional and powerpacked legumes, chickpeas.It is very easy,simple and healthy dish ,any one can make this dish with less and simple ingredients and best goes well with falafels.You can add your own flavours in this dip like corriander leaves,pine nuts,parsely,artichokes or any herbs which u like to make it more flavourful.
makes approx 1 cup of hummus
ingredients :
1 cup chickpeas/chole/kabuli chana
2-3 garlic cloves
2 tsp olive oil
2 tbsp yogurt ( i used low fat greek style )
2 tsp sesame seeds
1 tbsp lemon juice
salt to taste
red chilli pwd to taste
1-2 tbsp chopped parsely/corriander leaves
method :
Wash and soak chickpeas overnight,pressure cook till tender,strain the water and keep the water aside.In a blender ,blend cooked choley and all the rest of the ingredients to make  a thick coarse paste,if required add some leftover water from chickpeas (say abt 1-2 tbsp ) and mix well.Serve with falafels/use as a spread in falafel wraps.
Recipe is adapted from tarla dalal.Sending this to nithu for guest hosting CWF-LB :CHICKPEAS ,an event by kiran  and sending it to ayeesha for her event any one can cook- series 3.


  1. yummy hummus :)


  2. Nice one! bookmarked for sure.

  3. This looks great, simple and delicious!


    making pressure cookers hip again, one recipe at a time!

  4. Nice one...can be used for many dishes...

  5. Just love hummus with falafel, beautiful dip!

  6. That is a super delicious dip most favorite.Love to have some chips right away :)

    US Masala

  7. Hummus looks great,nice presentation. Thank you for linking it with Any One Can Cook.

  8. Your Hummus looks fabulous! Yum yum!

  9. All time fav dip..looks delicious..


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