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
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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!
Ingredients
  • 1 can chickpeas (or better yet, the equivalent amount of boiled dry chickpeas)
  • ½ clove garlic
  • 125g fresh spinach
  • 4 tbsp/60ml tahini
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 80ml water - start with half and keep adding till right consistency
  • Cumin (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Dash olive oil
Instructions
  1. Add all to food processor and mix to desired consistency.

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