How to make hummus from scratch | Hummus with seeds
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Learn how to make hummus from scratch and make it turn out extra smooth! This is the basic hummus recipe served with toasted mixed seeds on top.
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Serves: 4
  1. Soak chickpeas in water the night before you want to make this hummus.
  2. Fill a large pot with water and add soaked and drained chickpeas. Add ½ tsp baking soda in the water.
  3. Boil chickpeas until tender (1 hour).
  4. Drain chickpeas and fill the pot with cold water. Start stirring and gently massaging chickpeas. This will take their peels off. Drain and refill. Do this 5-6 times until most of the peels are off.
  5. Add all ingredients, except seeds and oil, in your food processor and blend until smooth. Add a little bit of ice-cold water in order to make it as smooth as you want.
  6. Process on high speed for 5 minutes until hummus is extra-smooth.
  7. Lightly toast seeds in a small pan.
  8. Drizzle with olive oil.
  9. Add seeds on top of hummus.
Recipe by Gourmandelle | Vegetarian Blog at