A Quick Humus

As part of the Falafel recipe already listed, I never listed a Humus recipe, or more like how to make it.


Please note that my kids are very salt and pepper sensitive so adjust to taste.
  • A tin of chickpeas, NOT drained
  • 4 tablespoons of tahina (sesame paste)
  • 2 cloves garlic, bottom cut off and pealed
  • teaspoon of powdered cumin
  • 3 or 4 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 2 or 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


The one thing about Humus is it must be smooth. SO use a strong blender.

Empty tin into the blender then add garlic, tahina, the garlic cloves and cumin. add the 3 tablespoons of lemon juice and 2 tablespoons. And blend. Not that I have kept on standby the lemon juice and Olive oil. This is because you may need to add it later when the blender is struggling.

Blend or pulse until mixed, then taste, add lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste.

Then blend again.

If it is too thick add the extra olive oil

You can also add powdered coriander or paprika for taste,

You can use this with the Falafel recipe or even on a pita with a salad, yummy ;)