Enjoy the smooth, creamy taste of homemade Hummus, a classic Arabic dip. This simple yet delicious recipe combines chickpeas, tahini, and a hint of garlic and lemon, creating a perfect blend of flavors. Ideal as a dip, spread, or accompaniment to many dishes.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 0 minutes (if using canned chickpeas)
Resting Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Serving: 4 people


  • 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup tahini (sesame paste)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt to taste
  • 2-3 tablespoons water (as needed)
  • Paprika, for garnish
  • Extra olive oil, for drizzling


  1. In a food processor, combine the chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, cumin, and a pinch of salt. Blend until smooth.
  2. While blending, add water one tablespoon at a time until the hummus reaches your desired consistency.
  3. Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary.
  4. Transfer the hummus to a serving dish, drizzle with olive oil, and sprinkle with paprika for garnish.


  • For a smoother texture, you can peel the chickpeas by gently pinching them.
  • Hummus can be stored in the refrigerator for up to one week.

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 333.69 kcal
  • Protein: 12.13 g
  • Fat: 18.24 g
  • Carbohydrates: 33.28 g

This calculation provides an approximate idea of the nutritional content for a single serving of Hummus, assuming the recipe serves 4 people. Hummus is a nutritious option, rich in protein and healthy fats, making it a great choice as a dip or spread. Keep in mind that these values can vary based on the exact ingredients and their quantities

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