Spiced Red Pepper Hummus


Medium red pepper (capsicum) 1 cup

Chickpeas (kabuli chana) soaked, boiled and peeled 1 cup

Pita breads 2

Garlic chopped 2 teaspoons

Sesame paste (tahini) 2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

Red chilli powder 1 tsp + to sprinkle

Extra virgin olive oil 8 tablespoons

Lemon 1


Step 1

Roast red pepper on direct flame till its skin gets charred all around. Put it in a bowl of water and gently rub the skin till it peels off.

Step 2

Cut pita breads into small even triangles, split open their pockets and toast them on a hot non-stick pan.

Step 3

Put the chickpeas into a chopper jar. Chop the red pepper roughly and put into the same jar.

Step 4

Add garlic, sesame paste, salt, red chilli powder and 4 tbsps extra virgin olive oil and process till smooth.

Step 5

Squeeze juice of the lemon into the jar and process again.

Step 6

Transfer the hummus into a bowl. Drizzle remaining extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle a little red chilli powder.

Step 7

Serve with pita crisps.

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