Basic Houmous

Basic Houmous


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About this recipe: This basic recipe for the famous middle eastern snack, made with kabuli chane, is quick, easy and always delicious. And it's good for you too!


Serves: 12 

  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 400g soaked overnight and boiled kabuli chane (chickpeas). Canned, drained, liquid reserved also ok to use.
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

  1. In a small pan over medium heat, cook and stir the garlic in olive oil for approximately 3 minutes, until tender.
  2. Place chane in a mixie or food processor with approximately 1 teaspoon reserved liquid. Process until smooth. Mix in the garlic, sesame seeds, salt and pepper. Blend to desired consistency, increasing the amount of reserved bean liquid as desired. Chill in the refrigerator until serving.

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- 26 Nov 2010

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