Friday, July 29, 2011

Hummus

HUMMUS - this is Israeli food. It is a daily food they eat with pita bread. We love it. And it's very good for you.(aboverubies.com)
  • 1 cup dried chick peas, cooked. You can used tinned ones if you don't have your own cooked ones on hand.
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 4 TBS oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds or tahini
  • 4 TBS lemon juice
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds or powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds or cumin powder
  • A little parsley if desired
Soak chick peas overnight. Simmer until soft. Mix all ingredients in blender until smooth. Delightful with bread or pita bread.

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