Beetroot Hummus

Hummus is a Middle Eastern dip, spread, or savory dish, where mashed chickpeas, Tahini, olive oil and lemon juice form major ingredients. Tahini is a condiment made from toasted sesame. Also read another recipe of Hummus.

Ingredients for Beetroot Hummus:

1. White chickpeas – ¼ cup

2. Salt – For taste

    Baking soda – ¼ small spoon

3. Beetroot – ½

4. Garlic – 1 clove, sauted

   Curd – 3 big spoons

5. Tahini paste – 4 big spoons

    Lemon juice – 1 small spoon

    Olive oil – ¼ cup

How to prepare Beetroot Hummus?

1. Soak chickpeas for 8 hours.

2. Cook chickpeas in a pressure cooker adding salt and baking soda.

3. Boil water, and add chopped beetroot.

4. When it’s well-cooked, allow it to cool and grind to a smooth paste. Strain it too.

5. Make a fine paste of well-cooked chickpeas, cooked beetroot, garlic and curd.

6. Add ingredients no: 5 to it and grind again.

7. Drizzle a little olive oil to give a finishing touch.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine June 15-30, 2017

Also read a few more beetroot recipes. Click on the images to read.


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