Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

I got this recipe from a Greek appetizer class I took right before the Athens Olympics. We all adored this hummus and it is so simple to prepare.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Toast cumin seeds in small skillet until aromatic.
  2. Reserve a few cumin seeds for garnish.
  3. Place remaining cumin seeds in food processor (or blender) along with chickpeas, ground almonds, garlic, yogurt, olive oil, mint, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  4. Process to form slightly grainy paste, or to desired consistency.
  5. Transfer to serving dish and let stand 30 minutes.
  6. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with cayenne pepper and remaining cumin seeds.
  7. Serve with pita bread wedges.


Most Helpful

I am of Greek heritage, and I can tell you that this is very authentic. I am passing this on to my friends for sure. It has the perfect combination of flavors. I like to use it as a dip with some Triscuits or as a spread over a piece of bread for a healthy snack.

Leah947 January 24, 2009

Delicious, Ducky. Have to admit, I was concerned I'd miss my tahini in this recipe. I didn't. Great recipe and it avoids all the fat and calories of other hummus dishes.

sugarpea December 19, 2005

Mmmmmm! Easy and tasty, I loved this for my lunch today with pita chips. I made this as written, except for the mint...I didn't have any. I love the cumin flavor in this! Thanks Ducky :)

Hey Jude December 10, 2004

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