Homemade Hummus Recipe

Homemade Hummus Recipe

Course Side Dish, Simple and Easy
Servings 6


  • Food processor / hand blender


  • 400 g chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 crushed garlic clove
  • juice of 1 lemon


  • Place the rinsed chickpeas into a food processor, then add the olive oil, ground cumin, crushed garlic and lemon juice.
  • Add 3 tablespoons of cold water also the the processor then whizz the ingredients together. Keep adding a tablespoon of water at a time, until you get a smooth spoonable paste (or until your desired consistency). When mixed, place the hummus into a bowl and serve or place in the fridge until required.


This delicious homemade hummus is great served with warm pitta bread or tasty falafels.