Moroccan Hoummus with Raz el Hanout and saffron

Hoummus with Raz el Hanout

Lunch, I think many times, the most difficult meal to come on what to eat. It is not always willing or able to eat leftovers from yesterday’s dinner.
Today was such a day for me. And to go shopping was not in my planning because I want to try to empty my food storage. Which is good for me and my wallet.
Then suddenly I remembered a measurement memory from one of my trips. A small, small local resturant with a few tables and a few chairs. Here was served the most delicious hoummus I tasted. The sun, the warmth, the smells and the talks that were held around the table I was sitting, I will never forget.
Hoummus with Raz el Hanout
1 can of chickpeas
1 crushed clove of garlic
1 pinch saffron
1 tbsp Raz el hanout
1 teaspoon cumin
1 tbsp fresh coriander
3 tablespoons parsley
juice of half a lemon
salt olive oil
Put everything in a mix and run until smooth. Add any more olive oil until you get a desired consistency on the hoummus.

You can find Raz el hanout atΒ OLiOLi

Hoummus with Raz el hanout and saffron
Hoummus with raz el hanout and saffron

22 Comments Add yours

    1. Dinner Bank says:

      Thanks πŸ™‚ It tasts fantastic πŸ™‚

  1. Diana says:

    The presentation is so cute!

    1. Dinner Bank says:

      Thank you πŸ™‚

  2. M-R says:

    I like it a lot – EXCEPT FOR the (ugh !) coriander. Coriander makes me throw up. I’d use parsely.
    Check that link for me, Maria, and tell me what you think, if you would …?

    1. Dinner Bank says:

      That Raz el hanout looks great! And totally right. I would use a bit more then they say but that is me πŸ™‚
      For the translation… Raz means head and el hanout med salesman in arabic, so the correct transaltion is the head of the salesman. πŸ™‚
      I love coriander but I know some need to get use to it.

      1. M-R says:

        I tried from 1972 to 2002, and then gave up. [grin]

      2. Dinner Bank says:

        Im sure you will love the Raz el hanout πŸ™‚ And you keep on to the parsely. πŸ™‚

      3. M-R says:

        Thanks heaps, Maria !

      4. Dinner Bank says:

        Your welcoem πŸ™‚ Im happy to help πŸ™‚

    2. Sorry to intercept here…you could make your own ras el hanout…?

      1. Dinner Bank says:

        Its possible to do so but in a good Raz el hanout, its about 30 different kinds of spices. So you need a lot of different spices at home.

      2. I know, I’d like the challenge though!! And being able to tailor it to my tastes. I think when I run out of my shop bought mix I may give it a go…;)

      3. Dinner Bank says:

        I have a recipe from my husbands family but as its a well kept one, I cant give it away, sorry. You need to get the right balance of the spices to get the best result.

  3. You knew I’d like this!!!

    1. Dinner Bank says:

      Of course my friend πŸ™‚

      1. Ha ha!! I think you and I could very happily share a kitchen or eating space!!

      2. Dinner Bank says:

        That has came my mind too πŸ˜€ hihi We have tast for the good in life πŸ˜‰

      3. Dinner Bank says:

        Absolutly for sure πŸ™‚ (Y)

      4. Have a great day xx

      5. Dinner Bank says:

        I wish you the same πŸ™‚ xxx

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