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Easy Homemade Traditional Hummus

How to make the esiest and tastiest hummus, you'll never buy store bought stuff again
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: appetisers
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Keyword: chickpeas, dip, hummus
Servings: 4


  • 400 g can of chickpeas (280g weight drained)
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp tahini paste
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 ice cube
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • sumac or cumin


  • drain chickpeas and cover with water in small pan and bring to boil then lower heat and simmer 15 minutes then drain and cool
  • Whizz garlic and salt in food processor and add the cooled cooked chickpeas plus the icecube and whizz again
  • Add the lemon juice and tahini and whizz for up to 5 minutes till smooth and creamy
  • add a little extra water if you feel it requires it
  • Serve with the olive oil swirled on top and sprinkling of sumac or cumin