I know the subheading is a little random, but that's the first thing that popped into my head as I typed 'Hummus' (mmmmm...)
I realise this isn't some revolutionary recipe, but I've actually never made hummus before. I made a batch with my grandma and so here's a list of hummus-making tips I learnt from her and my mum:
1. Let the chickpeas soak for ages... at least overnight
2. Boil the chickpeas for a long time so they're super soft
3. Don't add too much olive oil. Keep tasting and once you can taste the oil, don't add more or you'll overpower the chickpeas. If it needs more liquid, add water
4. Start with a little bit of garlic and add more as you taste, if necessary
5. Some chili flakes or Italian seasoning tastes nice
6. A couple of spoons of cumin powder is the perfect addition
7. You can use a coarse or a smooth food processor- whatever type of hummus you prefer
8. Chop or snip some fresh coriander over the top and gently stir it in
9. Do. not. add. too. much. salt. Salty hummus is just not yum...
I swear, I can just eat spoonfuls of hummus plain... What's your favourite way to have hummus?
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