Khara’s hummus

Nuush friend, Khara, went to visit her mum in Spain and was made this delicious hummus / houmous / hoummouse (never know how ya spell it!).

It’s a bit more chunky, tasty and punchy than your average supermarket fodder.

Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time:
Servings: 4
Servings: 4


  • 400g can of chickpeas, drained (liquid reserved)
  • 1-2 crushed garlic cloves (probs best not to plan much snogging after)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 heaped teaspoon of crunchy peanut butter, optional
  • sea salt to taste, couple of pinches
  • pinch of smoked paprika, optional


Just whizz it all in a blender, adding a bit of the chickpea liquid depending what texture you like.

You can also keep a few chickpeas back to crush roughly and add at the end for a more interesting texture.

Nutrition Info


Chickpeas are a reservoir of fibre, which helps to keep you full and gives your happy gut microbes their favourite food. They’re also a great source of folate, which is important for brain and nervous system health. On the same lines chickpeas are high in the mineral Molybdenum which is also though to be a key player in maintaining a healthy functional nervous system.

Along with their high protein content they’ll help keep you strong and bright as a button.

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Portion Guidelines

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