Learn how to make classic Israeli hummus in one minute

In ISRAEL21c’s latest Tayim cooking video, you’ll learn how to prepare fresh hummus from scratch – and we bet you’ll never go back to store-bought.



Got a minute? Watch this video to see how you can make your own hummus. Once you try this delicious homemade chickpea spread, you won’t want to buy it in a container ever again.

Classic Hummus


3 cups chickpeas
1 tablespoon baking soda
1 cup tahini paste
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
Juice of one lemon
¼ teaspoon granulated garlic
pinch of cumin
Olive oil, parsley, paprika and cumin for garnish


Soak chickpeas overnight in enough water to cover.
Add 1 tablespoon baking soda and cook for 45 minutes.
Strain chickpeas and place in a food processor with 2/3 cup of cooking liquid, tahini paste, salt,pepper, lemon juice, granulated garlic and cumin.
Grind and puree until smooth.
Push through a fine mesh strainer.
Pour into a serving bowl and garnish with olive oil, chopped parsley, paprika and cumin.
Serve with onions, olives,pickles and pita bread.

Recipe and video courtesy of ISRAEL21c.org

Executive Producer: Jonathan Baruch
Producer/Director: Haim Silberstein
Chef: Jessica Halfin
Camera: Ari Amit

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