Creamy Homemade Hummus


- Chickpeas - Tahini  - Garlic - Water - Salt  - Olive Oil  - Spices (optional)

Step 1

Soak the chickpeas in water for 12 hours.

Step 2

Cook the chickpeas in boiling water with some baking soda.

Step 3

Discard the skin floating on the surface.

Step 4

Place the chickpeas in the food processor with tahini and garlic.

Step 5

Pulse for a few seconds. Then add water, olive oil, salt and lemon juice.

Step 6

Blend until completely smooth and creamy, about 4 minutes. 

Serve hummus with  pita bread, pita chips  or veggies.

This was the first time I have made hummus from dried chickpeas and I have to say that it was definitely worth the extra effort. So amazing!

- Reader's Review