Homemade Hummus | Recipe

Hummus 1200


  • 4 cloves fresh garlic
  • 1 15oz can low sodium chickpeas
  • 1/4 cup tahini paste (sesame paste)
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, separated
  • 3 tablespoons lemons, juice
  • 3/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 3 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper (or less to suit taste buds)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped


  1. In a food processer chop garlic.
  2. Add chickpeas, pulse for a few times at first, then puree, adding tahini paste through the feeder.
  3. Add in 3 tablespoons olive oil and lemon juice.
  4. Scrape down the sides of the bowl, then add salt, cumin, coriander, cayenne, lemon juice and water.
  5. Blend to a smooth paste.
  6. Transfer to a bowl, smooth through with spoon making small crevasses in the hummus. Drizzle 1 tablespoon olive oil over top. Sprinkle with paprika and garnish with some chopped parsley.

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