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Instant Hummus Pre-cooking without Dehydrating

I would like to prepare my own instant hummus (dried, only add water) for backpacking. A commercial product is available, but I would prefer to start from scratch. Normally, chickpea flour has to be ...
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Serious device for making hummus at home

The problem: I'm faced with the challenge of scaling up my homemade hummus production to a larger batch size, aiming to process anywhere from 0.5 to 1kg of raw chickpeas at once. My Attempts: Using a ...
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Are some dried beans drier than others?

I buy dried chickpeas to make hummus, and since I don't use tahini or oil, the softness of the beans is important. I typically quick-soak a cup of dried chickpeas with 1/4 tsp baking soda (bring them ...
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How to avoid/overcome seized tahini

I’m reading a recipe for hummus online: throw in chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon, cilantro, salt and jalapeño. Process to a paste. The. Add water while processor is running to smooth out mixture. ...
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Stop Hummus from darkening

I want to use hummus in a catering product, but I noticed it changes colors when left out for too long. The problem is that it needs to look appealing for a few hours. Do you have any tips on how to ...
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Roasted chickpeas for houmous?

I accidentally bought roasted, salted chickpeas (I've never heard of this - why would anyone want that?) instead of normal, dried chickpeas. To be clear, these chickpeas are dry and powdery, rather ...
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Can a masticating juicer make good hummus?

Many masticating juicers are sold with the claim that they can also make nut butters. Seeing that chickpeas are easier to crush than roasted nuts, I wondered if they can also be used for hummus or ...
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Is there a substitute for tahini in hummus?

If I don't have tahini is there anything similar to use to make hummus?
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How is Channa Dal processed from Chickpea? Does it have any difference?

I made hummus from dried chickpea and I removed the skin manually after boiling it. It was a tedious process. Thats when I thought of Channa Dal or split chickpea. I want to try with that to make ...
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How can I make lemon and chilli liquid to have with hummus?

A few weeks ago I had hummus at the famous Abu-Hassan/Ali-Caravan place in Jaffa, Tel Aviv. When you order hummus there you also get a small bowl of lemony chilli liquid on the side. The liquid is hot ...
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How to make Hummus that doesn't have a hardened layer?

When hummus has stood outside for some time, a harder layer on top forms. Can this be avoided?
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Is it possible to can hummus?

The question was prompted by running out of suitable sized plastic boxes for some home-made hummus, so I used a couple of old jam jars. This was for freezing, but it got me thinking. I assume a ...
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Israeli restaurant-style falafel and hummus, how do to make? [closed]

How is authentic Israeli restaurant-style falafel and hummus made? Is there any secret? Thanks in advance!
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Do you peel garbanzo beans for hummus?

If using garbanzo beans to make hummus, should you peel them beforehand?
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citric acid usage for packaged hummus

We are trying to come up with a hummus product which will have a shelf life of at least one month. We will cook the chickpeas first then add all the other ingredients and blend. Product will be ...
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Is hummus a condiment

Is hummus a condiment? What makes a condiment a condiment? What makes something not a condiment? What makes something a condiment vs a sauce/seasoning/spread/ingredient?
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Is it possible to create good hummus without a food processor?

I don't own a food processor and because I don't have much storage in my apartment, I'm not entirely interested in purchasing one right now. Is it possible to create good hummus without a food ...
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Keeping the taste consistent in hummus after initial cooking

I make hummus a lot and love the taste. My recipe is pretty refined now - it could probably go commercial. There's one problem though: the taste degrades substantially after a night or so, and I'd ...
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How long can a can a container of unopened hummus be left out? [duplicate]

I have a container of Sabra hummus (garlic, for those judging my decision making abilities) that I left out for about 14 hours today. The container still has the plastic seal inside the lid unopened. ...
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How does one peel and puree chick peas with a food mill for hummus? [duplicate]

Hating having to peel each individual garbanzo bean/chick pea by hand to make hummus, I read online that a food mill will press out the "meat" of the beans while leaving the skins behind. The food ...
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How to reduce the taste of horseradish in hummus?

I followed The Pec Shef's hummus recipe and I am getting a strong horseradish after-taste in my hummus. I only used 6 cans of chickpeas instead of 8, and a 9.25oz jar of horseradish. Is there anything ...
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Why did my hummus go bad?

I make hummus about once a week, and make it essentially the same way each time. This week, my hummus tasted as it usually does immediately after I made it. However, I put it in the fridge for three ...