Easy Chickpea Hummus

Easy Chickpea Hummus
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Here is a simple and quick recipe for Easy chickpea Hummus. This easy chickpea hummus requires very little effort and can be made with few ingredients.

Hummus is popular in the Middle East and in Middle Eastern cuisine around the globe. You will find Hummus in most grocery stores in North America and Europe.

You will get info on the origin of Hummus here.

This easy chickpea hummus is a protein packed snack since chickpeas are high in protein and make an excellent replacement for meat in vegetarian and vegan diets. And there are many great reasons to include chickpeas in your diet.

The chickpea is important in Indian, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines.

This is an ideal Dorm Recipe since it requires no or very less cooking. If you use canned chickpeas, then there is no cooking.

If you decide to boil chickpeas for this Easy Chickpea Hummus, then you can boil ahead and store in refrigerator. Whenever you need to make this easy hummus, add chickpeas to blender along with few other ingredients and blend for 2 mnts. And here is protein packed snack ready. Have this as a snack along with crackers, raw vegetable sticks or falafel. Or spread this on a toast and your protein packed sandwich will be ready in a jiffy.

This recipe is ideal for a dorm recipe due to its high nutrient quotient and less effort.

The chickpea is important in IndianMediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine

Enjoy this easy Chickpea Hummus as part of any meal.

Please check some of my recipes for other interesting Dips, Spreads and Chutneys here: https://fitnfast.org/indexes/recipe-index/dips-spreads-chutneys.

Please also check my recipes on Breads and Cakes.

Easy Hummus

Easy Chickpea Hummus

This Easy Protein Packed Hummus comes very handy when you have less ingredients at home and you look for something nourishing. This is perfect as a dip for any party snack or for your lunch box or for snacking any time with Raw Veggies, Crackers or Pita Bread
3.18 from 28 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Lebanese
Servings 4 servings
Calories 140 kcal


  • Vitamix Blender


Grind Together

  • 2 cups Chickpeas canned or soft boiled
  • 2 cloves Garlic use 3 cloves if small
  • 2 tbsp Roasted Sesame Seeds Can substitute with 1 tbsp Tahini
  • 1 tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 cup water

To Garnish

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp roasted cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp pomegranate seeds
  • 1/2 tsp chilli flakes. optional.


  • Take all ingredient to grind in a Blender Jar.
  • Blend until smooth by adding 1/2 cup of water.
  • Take it out in a Bowl.
  • Drizzle some olive oil.
  • Garnish with pomegranate seeds.
  • Sprinkle chilli flakes and cumin powder on top.
  • Serve as a snack or as a dip with cracker, raw veggie sticks or Falafal.
Keyword easy, protein, Hummus, Snack

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories140
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 6g 10%
    • Saturated Fat 1g 5%
  • Sodium 522mg 22%
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
    • Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
    • Sugars 3g
  • Protein 6g 12%

  • Vitamin C 4%
  • Calcium 7%
  • Iron 18%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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