Hummus..... with roasted garlic

A very popular Middle eastern dip . Hummus is made from chick peas and Tahina/Sesame paste.
Can be made easily at home . Taste very good with pita bread or with bread sticks.


 2 cups boiled Chick peas/Kabuli Chana
3-4 garlic cloves
2 tbsp Tahini/Sesame paste
1 tbsp lime juice/ as needed
 salt to taste
1/4 cup Olive oil
1/2  tsp red chilli powder.

Tahini/Sesame paste.
1/2 cup Sesame seeds

2 tbsp olive oil

Dry roast the sesame seeds for few seconds on a non stick pan .
 Once cool grind together with olive oil to a smooth paste.
Store in a airtight container and use as needed.


In a pan add about 1/2 tsp oil and roast the garlic till slightly brown.

Grind together chick peas ,tahini paste,lime juice and the roasted garlic and olive oil.

Grind till well blended and smooth.

Sprinkle the chilli powder and cumin powder if you wish to from top.

Drizzle a tsp of olive oil and serve as dip .

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  1. wow thats lovely..Thank you for posting

  2. lovely to have that with pita bread

  3. Looks very tempting..I love Hummus

  4. i like to have hummus with grilled chicken..this looks nice n easy

  5. nice recipe...i likedthe addition of roasted garlic