Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

Natural remedies

Hummus recipe


What is hummus?

Hummus is a type of salad or mash of Arabic origin that is usually prepared in the Middle East and Greece, especially in Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Israel and Palestine.

Greece and Cyprus also have a variety of this dish.

In their place of origin, it has been used as basic dish for humble people, that stands out for its richness in protein and fiber.

Increasing use is spreading in the West countries vegetarian cooking.


- 1 / 2 kilo of boiled chickpeas with their liquid

- 1 tablespoon sesame seed paste (tahini)) It can be purchased in most oriental food stores)

- 2 cloves of garlic

- Olive oil

- Lemon juice

- 1 teaspoon cumin seeds

- Salt

- Ground black pepper

- Cayenne pepper


- Grind with a shredderthe boiled chickpeas with their liquid, the tahini, and the garlic.

- Pour into the crushed mass1 tablespoon of Olive oil and two tablespoons of lemon juice and grind them again a bit so that all becomes well mixed.

- Season to taste with salt and pepper.

- Fry for 1 to 2 minutes some cumin seeds and pour over the mixture.

Ways to serve: Serve cold on a plate. Normally it is usually served with corn tortillas (tortilla chips) and it is optionally decorated with other vegetables.

punto rojo More information on sesame seeds and other characteristics of sesame in the listing above

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