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Classic Hummus

Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Cuisine of the world
Servings 6
Calories 166 kcal


  • 400 g chickpeas
  • 50 ml extra virgin olive oil
  • 30 g tahini
  • 10 g garlic powder
  • 60 ml water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Juice of one lemon


  • Soak the chickpeas in water and leave it to swell overnight.
  • When the chickpeas are swollen, rinse them with fresh water, and then let them cook for about 40 minutes.
  • During cooking, pick up the foam from the surface. After the time needed for cooking, drain the water and wash the chickpeas well with cold water, which is further ready for blending.
  • Add the chickpeas to the food processor, then pour in the olive oil, garlic powder, lemon juice, add the tahini, water and salt to taste. Turn on the food processor to combine and blend the ingredients.
  • After 2 minutes, open the food processor and use a spatula to stir the hummus mixture, then close again and allow to blend for another 1 to 2 minutes.
  • When the hummus is ready, pour this delicious, creamy spread into a serving bowl or jar.
Keyword chickpeas, classic hummus, hummus, tahini