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Easy Homemade Hummus

Easy Homemade Hummus Recipe

Forget shop-bought hummus! It's so easy to make your own! Takes only 10 minutes and you will love the flavours...
Course dip
Cuisine middle estern
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Author Telma Guerreiro | Once Upon a Pan


  • 425 g chickpeas canned, preferably peeled
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup of tahini well stirred
  • 1/2 large garlic clove minced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 to 3 tbsp water
  • Chopped parsley for garnish
  • Paprika for garnish


  • In a food processor, combine the tahini with the lemon juice and process for 1 min.
  • Scrape the sides of the mixing bowl and process for another 30 seconds.
  • Add the olive oil, minced garlic, cumin and salt.
  • Process for 1 min scraping the sides half way through.
  • Add half the chickpeas to the food processor and blitz for 1 min.
  • Scrape the sides, add the remaining chickpeas and process for 1 to 2 mins until you obtain a thick and quite smooth paste.
  • Slowly add 2 to 3 tablespoons of water until the consistency is perfect.
  • Scrape the hummus into a bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with paprika and chopped parsley.