How Can You Make Hummus From Scratch?

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How to Make Hummus from Scratch By Heylan Salih Eastern Michigan University General Goal: I want to inform my audience. Specific Speech Goal: I would like the audience to learn how to make hummus Thesis Statement: I want to inform the audience about the ingredients you will need, step by step process and health benefits that are associated with hummus. Introduction I. The New York reported that the hummus industry has grown from a $5 million industry in 1997 to a $530 million industry in 2012. Hummus being one of the many popular foods associated with the Arab culture. Hu II. This topic is near and dear to my heart because growing up in a middle eastern background household, something I learned to love at a young age was cooking.…show more content…
Not only is hummus enjoyed in middle eastern countries as a traditional dish, but is very common around the world even here in America. a. The first step is to soak your chickpeas in water overnight for about eight to ten hours. (This is one secret to have creamier hummus versus using canned chickpeas as a short cut.) b. Second is to boil in a medium sized pot until the chick peas are tender. c. Next you are going to drain the chick peas in a colander and rinse with cold water. d. While you are rinsing the peas remove the skins. You can make this easier by adding some baking soda in between your hands. (This is another tip to ensure a smooth consistency.) e. Now you are going to start combining your ingredients. First add the tahini, lemon juice, garlic. Blend for about 20 seconds. f. Then you are going to add your chickpeas, Greek yogurt, and salt and pepper. Blend for a good minute. g. After everything is combined this is when you adjust flavoring, consistency for your liking. Tip: If the consistency is too thick you can add a few teaspoons of water to help thin it out. If the consistency is too thin you add additional tahini. h. For presentation spread on a plate or bowl. Drizzle over with olive oil. You can also choose to garnish with parsley, sumac, paprika, or cumin. Whatever you prefer. You now have a tasty dish that serves many purposes. You can use it as a dip, side dish, or a

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