Hummus is indispensable for traditional for traditional appetizers. We are giving you the plain recipe you can add more flavors if you want.

If you want a smooth paste you should definitely peel the chickpeas. For that you can put in a bowl cold water and add chickpeas, give them a good massage. You will see in a short time the shell from the chickpeas will swim on your water. Yes, peeling and cleaning part is really easy.


  • 400 gr boiled chickpeas
  • 4 tbsp tahini
  • 2 or 3 garlic cloves
  • 5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Cold water as needed
  • Salt as needed
  • Paprika poeder for dusting


In a food processor, add the drained and peeled chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic and salt, blend until smooth. With the machine running drizzle in 1 tbsp of cold water water at a time, until the hummus is silky smooth with adding more salt or lemon juice if needed.

To serve, drizzle it with a little olive oil and sprinkle it with paprika poeder. Sumac also works well.

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