Delicious chickpea dip. Easy and quick to make. This typical Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dip, can be accompanied by fresh pita; tomato, onion, cucumber salad or you can simply spread it on some crispbread!

  • DifficultyEasy
  • CostCheap
  • Preparation time15 Minutes
  • Servingserves 2 people
  • Cooking methodOther
  • CuisineMiddle Eastern


  • 300 gboiled chickpeas
  • 6 leavesfresh mint
  • 2 clovesgarlic
  • 1 spoontahina (condiment made from toasted ground hulled sesame)
  • 1 spoonextra virgin olive oil
  • 1 spoonlemon juice
  • 1 pinchtable salt
  • 1/2 teaspoonground paprika


  1. – to make the hummus put all the ingredients, except for the mint, into a food processor and blend everything well till you get a smooth paste;

    – chop the mint with a sharp knife with a ceramic blade, then add it to the hummus;

    – pour everything onto a large plate or a bowl and top it with some ground paprika and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil;


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