Authentic houmous

Authentic houmous

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15min


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About this recipe: If you're looking for the real deal, this authentic houmous is it. A family recipe, it's made just the way houmous should be - with tahini, lemon juice and garlic.

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Ingredients
Serves: 20 

  • 1 1/2 (400g) tins chickpeas, drained with half the liquid reserved
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • freshly ground black black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Method
Prep:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. In a blender, add chickpeas, reserving about a small handful for garnish. Place lemon juice, tahini, chopped garlic and salt in blender. Blend until creamy and well mixed.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a medium serving bowl. Sprinkle with pepper and pour olive oil over the top. Garnish with reserved chickpeas.

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Reviews (16)

Taiyaba
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5

I love d strong taste of garlic... - 27 Nov 2011

sazbruce
5

Very tasty, quick and easy to make. Didnt add the oil to some calories and didnt miss it - 07 Sep 2011

choogen
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4

Terrific recipe. I added a fraction more tahini, garlic and salt to taste. I will never buy houmous again now I know how easy it is. - 26 Apr 2012

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