What is Hummus?

Hummus is a dip or spread created from creamed sesame seeds (tahini) and pureed chickpeas. Its fame is rising all around the world. Though you can purchase hummus in a growing number of places, preparing it by yourself is not an elaborate task if you can find all the ingredients.

How to make Hummus?

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Health Benefits

Hummus isn’t just delicious but an extremely healthy and nutritious meal too.

Chickpeas contain various antioxidant phytonutrients (flavonoids, anthocyanins), manganese (this is a key element of the living cell’s energy production system), omega-3 fatty acid (alpha-Linolenic acid) and also fibers and proteins that have a successful blood-sugar stabilizing impact. These wonderful seeds can be great help for those who make an effort to lose some bodyweight since one cup of boiled chickpeas contain just 260 calories while providing 50% of the fiber and 29% of the protein an average person needs each day.

Tahini (another main element of hummus) is great for our health as well. Sesame seeds contain much more phytosterols than any seeds or nuts. These compounds have an identical chemical composition to cholesterol but possess a more positive influence on one’s health. They’re believed to reduce the threat of cancer and lower blood serum LDL cholesterol level.