Hummus with Pita Bread


 2 cup boiled chickpeas,

Juice of 1 large lemon

1/4 cup tahini, store-bought

2 garlic cloves

5 tablespoons olive oil

Salt to taste

1/2 tsp cumin powder

3 tbsp water

For garnish:

1 tsp paprika

1 small tomato chopped


In a food processor, put tahini and lemon juice. Pulse for 1 minute. Scrape sides and then add 2 tbsp olive oil, minced garlic, cumin and the salt to the tahini and lemon juice mixture. Again pulse for 1 minute and then scrape sides and bottom of bowl then process another 1 minute.

Add half of the chickpeas to the food processor then grind for 1 minute. Scrape sides of bowl, add remaining chickpeas and grind for 1 to 2 minutes or until thick and smooth paste. You can use 2-3 tbsp of water while grinding to make it smooth.
To Serve remove the hummus into a bowl then drizzle about 2-3 tbsp of olive oil over the top and sprinkle with paprika and chopped tomato and serve with Pita bread.



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