The Best Homemade Houmous Recipe

How To Make Houmous At Home (Vegan)

Homemade Houmous

Tasty Houmous Has Never Been So Easy!

One of the quickest & easiest ways to make your own homemade Houmous, which is of course, Vegan, healthy & perfect for dipping carrot sticks, filling crusty rolls or if anything like me, just eating straight from the spoon!

Homemade Houmous

Homemade Houmous Recipe

What Goes In:

500g Tinned Chickpeas
100g Sesame Seeds
200ml Chickpea Liquid (aquafaba)
1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
1/2 tsp Sea Salt
Juice of 1/2 Lemon
Optional ingredients:
1/2 tsp of each to make different flavors of homemade houmous:
Paprika
Curry Powder
Chilli Flakes
Cracked Black Pepper

What To Do:

First step to making homemade houmous is to add the sesame seeds to a blender & pulse until they form a fine powder.
Then add the chickpeas into the blender along with all the other ingredients.
Blend well until all combined into smooth ‘houmousy’ texture.
This may take a couple of minutes depending on the power of your blender.

This is a very basic recipe to make a simple, tasty homemade houmous, that easily rivals the shop bought tubs .
If you want to jazz up this easy houmous, you can try toasting the sesame seeds before adding to the blender, or add in a couple tablespoons of olive oil for extra creaminess.

Homemade Houmous

A nice way to serve this easy houmous is pour into a bowl & top with a sprinkle of sesame seeds, a pinch of paprika (or chilli powder) for a splash of colour & a drizzle of olive oil. A plate of veggie sticks on the side such as cucumber, carrot & bell peppers is a classic accompliment to delicious houmous, perfect for dipping, along with some bread sticks or spread the houmous straight onto crusty bread.

This houmous recipe is a family favorite & we always have a batch of this in the fridge, ready for easy lunches & snacks.

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This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. Almost like mine which takes a generous portion of olive oil.

    1. Yes we used to make ours with lots of Olive oil too, but found the Chickpea liquid worked very well as an alternative. Much less oily of course 😀

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