Chunky Homemade Hummus

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March 7, 2015


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image A versatile middle eastern condiment traditionally eaten with Middle eastern breads, Hummus also makes a great low fat healthy dip you can use with baked chips or carrots!
Now-a-days it is easily available ready made at supermarkets…but I am a tad suspicious about how much oil these super smooth creamy store bought ones contain! So I prefer to make my own fresh…slightly chunky version at home. It’s super easy and you can play around with creating different flavors like roasted pepper, spinach, jalapeño…they all taste yumm!

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Method:
Soak 1/2 cup chickpeas overnight. Next day pressure cook with salt until soft. Process the fork tender chickpeas till almost smooth, but still has a slight texture remaining. Mix in a couple of tbsp of tahini and a squeeze of lime. Adjust salt to taste. Pour out onto serving dish, make grooves with a fork, top with a light drizzle of extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle of paprika…Serve with carrots or baked Pita chips!

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