Hummus

(approximately 500 gram)


Ingredients:

125 gr convert conversiondried chickpeas

water

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 small onion or shallot

1/2 teaspoon cumin

pinch cayenne pepper

2 tablespoons lemon juice

0,8-1,2 dl convert conversionolive oil

1-3 garlic cloves

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Preparation in advance:

Soak the dried chick peas in clear water in a large bowl overnight (or use 175 gr convert conversiondrained, canned chick peas).

How to prepare:

Wash the chick peas well and cook covered over medium heat 1 hour till they're soft.

Drain the peas and add the tablespoon olive oil, chopped onion, cumin and cayenne pepper to the peas in the pan and heat the mixture stirring 1 minute over high heat.

Mash the slightly cooled pea mixture in a kitchen machine with lemon juice and at flavour the extra olive oil and pressed garlic. Flavour with salt.

Add optional some water, for a less thicker sauce.

First published: April 12, 2003, Netherlands
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