How To Make Your Own Simple, Easy Hummus with Morag Gamble


In my house, we love dips! Hummus is a favorite – particularly as a result of you will get artistic with it and add every kind of flavours and backyard herbs into it.

Making easy, pure dips and different snacks from scratch is an inexpensive, plastic-free and wholesome method to feed my household. So, on that word, right here is my fundamental recipe to make hummus.

My aim for this recipe was to make use of as many components from my backyard as potential. For anybody with a thriving edible backyard, making dips with your individual components is tremendous cheap.

If your edible backyard isn’t thriving as a lot as you want to, I like to recommend testing my on-line course The Incredible Edible Garden. it’s an awesome quick course that’s assured that can assist you create an considerable edible backyard.


  • Chickpeas (select the quantity based mostly on how a lot you wish to make)
  • Blender/meals processor
  • Water
  • 2 tbsp Tahini
  • Salt
  • 1 x Clove of Garlic
  • Half a lime or lemon
  • Approx 2 tbsp Organic Olive Oil

The course of: (sure, it’s that straightforward)

  1. Firstly, you will want to soak dried chickpeas in a single day.
  2. Cook the soaked chickpeas for about 20 to 30minutes till they’re delicate.
  3. Put the cooked chickpeas into your blender.
  4. Add sufficient water simply to move the extent of chickpeas (you may add extra later if the consistency isn’t proper)
  5. Pour within the Tahini and Olive oil
  6. Sprinkle in a pinch of salt
  7. Cut the top of the clove of garlic and get rid of the top.
  8. Squash the garlic physique with the flat facet of a knife, peel the pores and skin off and discard, then add the garlic to the blender.
  9. Cut the lime or lemon in half and squeeze the juice of 1 half into the blender (save the opposite half for the top in case you must add additional liquid)
  10. Blend this all collectively till properly mixed
  11. Have a style take a look at and see if it’d want something added. Also word the consistency and add extra liquid (both extra lemon/lime juice or water relying on flavour) if you need.
  12. If that is too runny for you, then I like to recommend including much less liquid subsequent time. You can even add extra chickpeas at this stage to thicken the feel if you need.

And that’s it. Happy dipping!! 🙂

What’s your favorite dip recipe, or hummus variation?

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About the Author


Morag Gamble

MORAG GAMBLE Blog is an award-winning Australian permaculture designer, speaker, writer, blogger, film-maker and instructor. She creates the favored Our Permaculture Life Blog and YouTube channel, gives on-line permaculture schooling – The Incredible Edible Garden and the Permaculture Educators Program, a mixed Permaculture Design Certificate and Permaculture Teacher Certificate.

Morag is the founder and Executive Director of the Permaculture Education Institute and runs a small permaculture charity, Ethos Foundation. Each month she additionally gives free on-line month-to-month masterclasses.

Morag is an city permaculture pioneer and cofounder of the Australian City Farms and Community Gardens Network and Northey Street City Farm in Brisbane.

Morag gives a wealth of information of all issues permaculture and has taught in 22 nations – she is at all times educating and sharing. Morag’s pure habitat is her award-winning edible panorama at Crystal Waters Ecovillage.


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