Hummus of chickpeas

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Hummus of chickpeas
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A tasty tapa, hummus based on chickpeas. You determine the consistency or spicyness yourself.
5 van 3 Stemmen
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Tapas, Side dish
Cuisine Mediderranean, Greek, Spanish
Servings 8 persons


  • 500 gr chickpeas
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 lime juice
  • 4 tblspoon olive oil
  • 2 tblspoon sesame seeds toasted
  • 1 handfull coriander fresh, chopped
  • 2 tblspoon chili olie or any other spicy oil
  • pepper and salt


  • If you want to use dried chickpeas, put them in water one day before. Boil the chickpeas and let them leak and cool. Put a handful of chickpeas seperate. Combine with the 4 tablespoons olive oil, lime juice and garlic in the cutter and puree to a homogeneous mass. If necessary, add some extra oil if it is too consistent or too dry. Season with pepper and salt.
  • Scoop the hummus into a serving bowl, scatter the chickpeas that you had stored seperate over it and sprinkle with the spicy chili oil. Finally, add some freshly chopped coriander leaves and the roasted sesame seeds.


This hummus always makes it at a party. Sprinkle with some spicy paprika powder and serve with breadsticks or toast.
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