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Hummus, or houmous, is an Eastern Mediterranean dipping sauce. It is very common in Greece, Israel and Lebanon. A heavenly blend of chick peas and spices goes well with fresh warm pita bread.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 can of chick peas
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp pure tahini paste
  • Coriander and parsley to garnish


Combine all the ingredients in a food processor. Mix until chick peas turn into a paste.

Transfer the mixture in a bowl and keep in fridge for 1-2 hours.

Serve the hummus sprinkled with chopped parsley and coriander.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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