Home-made spinach hummus

Pulses such as chickpeas are great to have alongside whole-grains or dairy to provide a full complement of protein.  Chickpeas tend to aggravate vata a little (think wind…) but with oil, garlic and herbs such as cumin, this can be lessened.  This simple home-made hummus recipe has the handy addition of some green, nothing beats some disguised vegetables!

Home-made spinach hummus

Pulses such as chickpeas are great to have alongside whole-grains or dairy to provide a full complement of protein.  Chickpeas tend to aggravate vata a little (think wind...) but with oil, garlic and herbs such as cumin, this can be lessened.  This simple home-made hummus recipe has the handy addition of some green, nothing beats some disguised vegetables!
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Author: Kate

Ingredients

  • 1 can chickpeas or better yet, the equivalent amount of boiled dry chickpeas
  • 1/2 clove garlic
  • 125 g fresh spinach
  • 4 tbsp/60ml tahini
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 80 ml water - start with half and keep adding till right consistency
  • Cumin optional
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Dash olive oil

Instructions

  • Add all to food processor and mix to desired consistency.

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