Hummus is a perfect healthy snack especially when served with fresh vegetables. Chickpeas are a rich source of fiber, vitamins and minerals and are high in protein.
250 g cooked chickpeas
100 g chickpea liquid or water
10 g olive oil
30 g tahini
3 g cumin
4 g salt
25 g lemon juice
1 small garlic clove (optional)
Olive oil, sweet paprika, cayenne pepper and fresh vegetables for serving
1. Place cooked chickpeas (250 g), chickpea liquid or water (100 g), olive oil (10 g), tahini (30 g), cumin (3 g), salt (4 g), lemon juice (25 g) and a small garlic clove (optional) into a blender bowl.
2. Blend for about 30 seconds. Then scrape sides with a silicone spatula and blend again until smooth and creamy.
3. Put hummus into a small serving bowl, season with olive oil, cayenne pepper and sweet paprika. Eat with fresh vegetables or pita bread.
4. Store in airtight container or jar in a fridge for up to 1 week.