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A white dish of Homemade Hummus with raw vegetables
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5-minute Homemade Hummus

A quick and easy recipe for hummus. Serve with toasted pitta or raw vegetables.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Eastern
Keyword: healthy snack, packed lunch
Servings: 3 portions
Author: [email protected] Cooks


  • 400 g can cooked chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 3 tablespoons tahini (45ml )
  • 1-3 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin (5ml)
  • ½ teaspoon salt (2.5ml)
  • 1 lemon, juiced (30ml)
  • 50 ml olive oil
  • 50 ml water



  • Drain and rinse the chickpeas
  • Juice the lemon
  • Crush the garlic clove(s) - optional. Your processor or stick blender should do the job

For the Hummus:

  • Put the chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon juice, cumin, and salt in a food processor or large bowl and blitz until combined to a thick paste
  • Add the water and process again
  • With the motor running, slowly add the olive oil and process until smooth
  • Adjust seasoning to taste
  • Spoon into a bowl and serve with toasted pitta or raw vegetable sticks.


Everyday Cooks Tips:

  • Keep in a sealed conatiner in the fridge for 1-2 weeks
  • Freeze for up to 3 months in a plastic box.