Homemade Hummus Recipe

The Recipe


400g boiled or canned chickpeas (14 oz.)

1 tsp tahini

juice of 1 large lemon

2 tbsps virgin olive oil

3 cloves of garlic

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp ground cumin

2 tbsps low fat natural yogurt or Greek yogurt

a pinch of paprika for garnish


  1. For his homemade hummus recipe, add the tahini and lemon juice into a your blender and pulse for about 1 minute, until thick and light in colour. Then add the chickpeas and pulse.
  2. Add the garlic cloves and pour in the olive oil a little bit at a time, whilst pulsing. Blend until the oil is incorporated and the hummus mixture is smooth or coarsely pureed, depending on your preference.
  3. Season with cumin and add in 1-2 tbsps yogurt, if the hummus is too thick. Pulse for 1 more minute.

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