Wednesday, November 7, 2007


Recipe by:zainab

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2 cans (about 3 cups)chickpeas.
1/4 cup water.
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice.
1/4 cup tahini.
3/4 teaspoons salt.
olive oil for drizzling.
paprika or red hot pepper for garnish.

Place all all ingredients in a food processor.
Process until smooth.
Top hummus topped with a little olive oil & sprinkle with paprika or red hot pepper .

Serve with pita bread ,naan bread or try it with meedo's funky flat bread.

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Anonymous said...

Hey Zainab , Assalaamu alaikum, i made hummus just last week, using similar recipe, i like ur pic , looks gud

Gloria Baker said...

Zainab, this looks delicious!!! Always I want make hummus, thanks xxxxx Gloria

Anonymous said...

Well, I wanted to ask you guys, With what do you usually have this Hummus with?.. It looks yummy.

Dori said...

Yum, who doesn't love hummus!!! It's so expensive to buy pre-made but It's sooo darn good! I will be giving this a try, maybe I won't have to buy it pre-made anymore :D Your picture is really great too!!!

Chef Jeena said...

Lovely hummus recipe it looks delicious. :)

Orchidea said...

I just love hummus... thanks for the recipe. I will try it soon!

Arabic Bites said...

rahin,thank you.

gloria,thank you for the comment.

Hi mona,Serve it with pita bread ,naan bread or try it with meedo's funky flat bread.
or with kebabs,vegetable sticks.

Hi meeso,thank you so much for the comment,give it a try and see if you like it. it's very easy & quick to make.if want the original flavor just add garlic.

jeena,Thank you.


Dori said...

I tried this tonight and it was really easy and good...It will be a regular recipe of mine now :)

Arabic Bites said...

Hi meeso,
I'm so glad that you try it & you like it too.
next time I'll post recipe for Baba Ghanoush(moutabal).


Saju said...

delicious, I am always to lazy to make hummus, you make me want to make it.

sweetlee said...

Love your blog. Hummus is one of my favorite Arabic dish. It's difficult to buy Tahina in the Philippines but when I was in USA it was easy to but it the middle eastern shops. I'll try to make some of your recipes.
Thank's a lot for sharing.


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