We blend together cooked chickpeas, homemade tahini, extra-virgin olive oil, cumin seeds, lime, Bali heritage garlic and a dash of Bali sea salt to make this smooth, creamy classic Middle Eastern spread. Put some on a bagel or a slice of one of our healthy breads. You can also enjoy hummus as a dip with chips or cut-up vegetables, such as cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, cucumbers or capsicum.
Chickpeas are a good source of plant protein and fiber and help with weight loss, blood sugar control and digestion. Sesame seeds (tahini) are a good source of fiber and healthy fats and may help lower cholesterol and high blood pressure. Extra virgin olive oil is one of the healthiest oils you can eat, full of healthy fats and antioxidants that can help reduce the risk of heart disease, and Vitamins E and K for good cellular health. Garlic is known to boost the immune system, help reduce the symptoms of the common cold, and may help to lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Cumin seeds promotes digestion and weight loss.