Classic Homemade Hummus Recipe With Lemon And Coriander
Hummus is a Classic Middle Eastern dip made with mashed chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. It can be served accompaniment to falafels or spread on sandwiches or eaten with pita bread.
The Classic Homemade Hummus Recipe is super simple to make right in your own kitchen. It is a nutritious dip that can be used as a spread. It is made from cooked chickpeas, blended with tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic.
Hummus is a popular food in various local forms throughout the Middle Eastern world. As a spread, dip or a pita filling, classic hummus is both delicious and satisfying. Best of all, it's whipped up in seconds in a blender or food processor. Tahini, or sesame seed butter, can be found in health food stores, gourmet shops and even many grocery stores. You can make your own tahini at home. Click to see the Video Recipe of Homemade Tahini Sauce.
Here are recipes that you can have with hummus
Note: The video is of roasted bell pepper hummus; but you can make the classic hummus the similar way as shown in the video.
Variations: For a spicier hummus, add a sliced red chilli or a dash of cayenne pepper. You can add roasted red bell peppers, chopped coriander, chopped olives, parsley, jalapenos or any other herb to suit your taste.
- 1-1/2 cups Kabuli Chana (White Chickpeas) , soaked overnight, cooked till soft
- 1/4 cup Chana stock
- 2 Lemons , juiced
- 2 tablespoons Tahini
- 2 cloves Garlic
- Salt , to taste
- 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera) , (roasted)
- Parsley leaves , or coriander, small bunch, finely chopped
How to make Classic Homemade Hummus Recipe With Lemon And Coriander
To begin making the Homemade Lemon Coriander Classic Hummus Recipe, drain all the water from cooked chickpeas.
nto a mixer grinder, add cooked chickpeas, toasted sesame seeds or 1 tablespoon tahini, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, cumin powder.
Blend the chickpeas using little water at a time to get a nice thick hummus. Transfer the Hummus into a bowl. Check for the salt and lemon levels and adjust to suit your taste.
Garnish with chopped parsley or coriander and serve. You can store the hummus in an airtight container for a week and use it as and when required in a wrap or a spread over a sandwich.