How to make chickpea cream


The chickpeas They are nutritious and delicious vegetables, offering an important contribution of fiber and vegetable proteins and contributing to favor intestinal transit and regulate cholesterol levels. We usually consume them in casseroles and stews, but a delicious way to enjoy them is as they do in the Middle Eastern cuisine: through a delicious chickpea cream. If you want to make it at home but do not know where to start, we will explain how to make chickpea cream Easy and delicious.

Low difficulty Ingredients:
  • 250 grams of cooked chickpeas, can be canister if desired
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 3 tablespoons tahini, sesame paste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
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To prepare the hummus or chickpea cream You can choose to buy already packed chickpeas. The good news is that they work ideally for this recipe, so it is not necessary that you take the job of preparing them unless you really want to. In case you want to prepare them, be sure to check our article how to cook chickpeas well.


In the list of ingredients to prepare the chickpea cream You may have seen one that you don't recognize: the tahini. It is an essential sesame paste for the preparation of a good hummus, it can be purchased at Arab stores, although it is also very easy to make at home.

In our article how to make tahini you can do it in a few minutes.


With all this clear, now you can start making your chickpea cream.

If you buy packaged chickpeas, drain the water very well and wash them until they are perfectly clean. Then add all the ingredients, except the sweet paprika, to a food processor, a blender or crush them with the magic rod.


If the paste is very dense you can add a little water to make it more liquid. Try and add salt and pepper to taste. Once you chickpea cream be ready you can serve it with a dash of olive oil on top, the teaspoon of sweet paprika and if you want sesame. Delicious not?

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