How to Make Traditional Chickpea Hummus

How to Make Traditional Chickpea Hummus


Servings 6
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 10
Difficulty Easy

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  • 2 tsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves crushed
  • 5 tsp Cumin
  • 840 g Chickpeas drained
  • 1/2 cup Tahini
  • 1/2 cup Lemon Juice
  • 1 tbsp Coriander fresh, chopped
  • 3/4 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 tsp Hot Paprika optional

Nutrition Information

Qty per
54g serve
Qty per
Energy 603cal 1119cal
Protein 7.2g 13.4g
Fat (total) 4.9g 9.1g
 - saturated 1.44g 2.67g
Carbohydrate 13.3g 24.6g
 - sugars 9.2g 17.1g
Dietary Fibre 1.9g 3.53g
Sodium 95mg 177mg

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

Make yourself this delicious and tasty dip that is popular for a good reason! This Traditional Chickpea Hummus recipe is super easy to make. You can experiment with it a bit and even add hot paprika to add a bit of fire! 🙂


  1. In a small saucepan, cook the onion and garlic stirring until the onion is soft.

  2. Add the cumin and cook stirring continuously until fragrant.

  3. Turn off heat and leave to cook for about 5 minutes.

  4. In a food processor, blend the chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, coriader, paprika, buttermilk and onion mixture until smooth.

  5. Serve in a bowl with a drizzle of olive oil.

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Hummus is not suitable for freezing though will keep refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
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