How to do

Soak the chickpeas in water.
Wash and remove the skin of chickpeas if you like.
Boil it in a pan.
Drain the water and mash it.
Add tahini, lemon juice and oil and mix it in food processor... Here is your humus, ready to be served! Bon Appetite!


You may use two cooking methods to prepare chickpea.
Add 1 cup of chickpea to 2-3 cups of water and boil it for five minutes.
Then take it off the stove and keep it aside for two hours.
This is the first method...
Second method would be to wash the chickpea and soak it in a pot filled with 1 cup of chickpea and 2 cups of water.
Researches show that you have to soak it for minimum 4 hours.
At the end of four hours, phytase enzymes in chickpea are activated.
If you wish you can soak chickpea overnight.
It would be better to keep the chickpea in the fridge until the morning.
These methods will all shorten the cooking time.
No matter which method you choose to go with, always discard the water you use to soak the chickpea and never use it to cook the dish.
After you discard this water, wash chickpea well under flowing water.
This way you will reduce the risk of gas problems in babies.


Tahini is made with sesame and it is a great calcium source.
It is very nutritious yet it is an allergenic food at the same time.
Consult your doctor before giving tahini to your baby.

Keep in Mind

You may serve humus as dip on the side of vegetables.
Your little gourmet will love dipping carrots in this sauce and feeding himself.
Of it he is at a proper age, you can spread it on whole grain bread.
It may be a very nutritious snack or main dish.
It is a very good recipe for little gourmets that are not a fan of legume.

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