Let’s Begin Ramadan With Chef Khan’s Hummus & Pita Breadsticks
Eat To Live, Live To Eat, With Chef Khan
Tis’ Ramadan and our Chef Khan has some delicious recipes lined up! This issue Chef Khan’s palatable Middle Eastern recipe with a twist- ‘Hummus & Pita Breadsticks’ is going to leave all our viewers craving for more!
Hummus & Pita Breadsticks – A Middle Eastern Recipe With A Twist
HUMMUS & PITA BREADSTICKS (SERVING FOR 6)
1. 2 cups drained well-cooked or canned chickpeas (place into cold water to remove skin)
2. ½ cup tahini paste with some of its oil
3. ¼ cup olive oil, plus some for drizzling
4. 1 ½ tablespoon garlic paste
5. 2 teaspoons salt
6. 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
7. 1 tablespoon Tabasco sauce
8. 2 tablespoons lemon juice
9. ¼ teaspoon of cayenne pepper for garnish
10. Chopped Parsley for garnish
Add all the ingredients listed 1 to 8 into a blender and blend until smooth, if required, you may add in some olive oil or liquid from the chickpeas to make it smooth. Adjust seasoning if need be.
Plate in a bowl and drizzle some olive oil and sprinkle some cayenne pepper and chopped parsley.
PITTA BREADSTICKS INGREDIENTS
1 cup water
1 teaspoon instant dry yeast
1 ½ cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon baking powder
Egg wash (1 egg whisked with some water)
Oregano to sprinkle over your breadsticks
In a mixing bowl put in all the dry ingredients and mix well then add in your water and knead your dough well.
Rest for about 20-30 minutes.
Roll out your dough and shape into medium sized sticks then place them onto your baking tray. Egg wash your breadsticks & sprinkle some oregano on top of your breadsticks.
Preheat oven at 200 degrees and once heated place in your bread sticks and bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown.
Let the breadsticks cool down then serve with your hummus on the side.