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5 from 2 votes

Jalapeno Hummus Recipe

Hummus is a lot more nutritious than most other chip dip alternatives out there. Jalapeno brings the hummus alive with its heat and makes it a perfect match for any social gathering or a movie night at your home.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: world
Diet: Vegan
Allergen: Dairy free
Difficulty: Easy
Servings: 8
Calories: 118kcal


  • 2 cups cooked chickpea/ Garbanzo bean
  • 3 jalapeno
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 lemon or lime
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • A handful of fresh cilantro or ¼ cup chopped
  • ½ teaspoon cumin powder
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper powder
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili powder for garnish


  • Place a pan over medium heat, and add a little oil and roast the jalapeno and garlic.
    3 jalapeno, 4 garlic cloves
  • Remove the stem and peel the skin of jalapeno but that is optional.
    3 jalapeno
  • Blend the ingredients one by one, including the spices. Blend to a smooth and creamy consistency.
    2 cups cooked chickpea/ Garbanzo bean, Salt to taste, 1 lemon or lime, ½ teaspoon cumin powder, ½ teaspoon black pepper powder, 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • Garnish it your way with cilantro, or chili powder to match your interest.
    ¼ teaspoon red chili powder for garnish, A handful of fresh cilantro or ¼ cup chopped
  • That’s it! Enjoy the creamy, spicy, nutritious hummus with vegetables or chips.


  • Roast the jalapeno and garlic before you blend them.
  • You can roast them on a stovetop or use an oven.
  • After you roast the jalapeno, you have the option of peeling off the skin or leaving them as is. There is not a noticeable difference in it. 
  • Add cumin and black pepper to get an authentic taste.
  • Add a hint of lime or lemon to the hummus, if it turns out too spicy for your taste.
  • You can store this hummus in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.


Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 19mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 57IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg