Hummus Recipe, How to make Hummus without Tahini
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Hummus recipe made without tahini
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Serves: 4
  • 1 cup chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
  • ⅓ cup sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil (plus more for garnishing)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon of salt
  • Garnishes: A sprinkling of paprika, a swirl of olive oil
  1. Take a cup of chickpeas(kondai kadalai) soak it for 3 hours or overnight. Cook it till it becomes soft.
  2. In a food processor, add the cooked chickpeas(drain water completely), sesame seeds, garlic,lemon juice, ½ teaspoon of salt and olive oil and pulse until smooth.
  3. Spoon into serving dish, swirl a little olive oil over the top and sprinkle with garnishes—a little paprika
1. soak well the chickpeas and cook till it becomes soft otherwise you will not get creamy hummus.
2. while grinding if it is very thick just with oil dont add water.
Recipe by Prema's Culinary at