Homemade Hummus Recipe

Hummus Ingredients

  • 400g boiled or canned chickpeas (14 oz.)
  • 3 tbsps tahini
  • juice of 1 large lemon
  • 4 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 pause.
  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 salt and cumin and add in 1-2 tbsps yogurt, if the hummus is too thick. Pulse for 1 more minute and add a little water.

Taste and adjust the recipe to your liking.



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