Hummus at home

Hummus at home

Hummus - a popular traditional Mediterranean dish made from mashed chickpeas, with the addition of various spices and olive oil. Let's learn from you how to make hummus at home.

Recipe of hummus at home


  • dry chickpeas - 300 g;
  • sesame seeds - 50 g;
  • cumin - a pinch;
  • Garlic - 3 cloves;
  • lemon juice - 5 tablespoons. spoons;
  • Salt - a pinch;
  • or olive oil - 30 ml.


Now tell how to prepare hummus at home. Turkish chickpeas were washed and soaked in cold water for about 12 hours. After that merge all the liquid, we shift swollen chickpeas in a pot, cleaned from the husk, and fill with fresh water. Put to cook for about 2 hours on the feeble fire. With the finished soft chickpeas carefully poured into a separate bowl the resulting broth and save it.

On a dry frying pan pour cumin and calcined for 3 minutes until a light pleasant fragrance. After that, pour it into a blender or coffee grinder and grind. Then pour into the pan and sesame seeds and lightly fry beans until tender and golden brown pleasant smell. Let cool and then sesame likewise ground in a coffee grinder.

The resulting powder sesame carefully pour into a blender, add the peeled garlic cloves, put a pinch of salt and pour olive oil. Mass to grind uniformity. Then spread the mixture in a little of boiled chickpeas and pyuriruem in a blender, slowly pouring the broth of chickpeas or boiled water. We continue to scroll in a blender until the mass until the whole becomes homogeneous chickpeas consistency. During the preparation of this dish, it is necessary to constantly taste

Hummus at home
and add your own convenience lemon juice, salt, or Chickpea broth. After hummus finally adjusted to the desired taste spices, include a blender for a few minutes to grind until chickpeas homogeneous puree acquires a pleasant texture.

Ready hummus spread in pialki, in the center of a spoon make small indentation and pour a little olive oil. Decorate with whole peas dish of boiled chickpeas or peeled pine nuts, season with sweet paprika. Hummus, home-cooked Let cool slightly and serve with baked eggplant, vegetables or pita.

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