Hummus Dip Recipes without Tahini
Recipe type: Dips & Spreads
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
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Serves: 1 cup
Hummus Dip Recipes - A thick paste or spread made from ground chickpeas and sesame seeds, olive oil, lemon, and garlic, made originally in the Middle East.
  • Chickpea (kabuli channa/safeed chole) : 1/3 cup
  • Sesame seeds: 1 1/2 tsp
  • Olive oil: 2 tbsp
  • Asafoetida (hing):1/8 tsp
  • Freshly ground pepper (kalimirch): 1/4 tsp
  • Lemon juice : 2 tbsp
  • Garlic : 3 cloves
  • Salt : 1/2 tsp
  • Parsley or fresh coriander (hara dhaniya) for garnishing
  1. Soak the chickpea (chole) in water for overnight or atleast for 5-6 hours. Alternately use canned chickpea.
  2. Peel off the garlic cloves. In a pan, dry roast the garlic and sesame seeds (til) until the sesame seeds become golden brown in color. Turn off the heat and let it cool down.
  3. Take soaked chickpea or chole in a mixture grinder and add lemon juice to it.
  4. Also add asafoetida (hing), salt, freshly ground pepper (kali mirch) and olive oil.
  5. Add roasted sesame seeds and garlic to the mixture and grind it until it becomes smooth thick paste.
  6. If required add a little water or olive oil to balance the thickness of your dip.
  7. Delicious Lebanese Hummus dip is ready to serve.
  8. Serve this dip with slices of pita bread or freshly chopped vegetables.
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