Learn to Make  Hummus Like a Pro


Learn to Make Hummus Like a Pro

3 cups cooked chickpeas (if you have only can, use two 15 oz chickpeas) ½ cup fresh lemon juice 1 cup tahini sauce 3 cloves of garlic minced 2 teaspoons salt 4 cubes ice Cumin (optional) Olive oil and sumac for garnish

Combine the chickpeas with room-temperature water and add one tablespoon of baking soda. Allow the chickpeas to soak for at least 10 hours or overnight.

Cook soaked chickpeas in the same water until tender. Slightly overcook for creamier texture.

Cool cooked chickpeas, add to food processor with garlic and ice cubes. Blend until smooth.

Blend until smooth, add lemon juice, tahini, salt. Process for 5 mins, adjust to taste.

Check consistency, add water or reserved cooking water until smooth. Serve in a bowl, make a well in the center.

Optional:  Garnish the hummus by adding cooked chickpeas to the well and drizzling it with olive oil. Sprinkle a pinch of sumac and enjoy!