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Beetroot Hummus home recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of chickpeas, boiled
  • 1 beetroot, peeled
  • 4-5 garlic cloves
  • ¼ cup of olive oil, plus extra for topping
  • 1 tsp of sesame seeds
  • 1 Tbsp of curd
  • 1 tsp of cumin powder
  • 2 Tbsp of lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • coriander leaves to garnish

Method

1.Oil and roast the beetroot on the stove or in an oven for 10 minutes. Let it cool. Then chop it into smaller pieces.

2.In a pan, roast the sesame seeds until aromatic. Allow to cool and then ground into a powder.

3.In a food processer or blender, mix chickpeas and garlic, and pulse until smooth. You can add a little water, if you find the mixture a little dry.

4.Add the beetroot, sesame powder, curd, olive oil, cumin powder and salt, and blend again until smooth.

5.Transfer to a bowl, and add the lemon juice. Mix well and check seasoning. Finish with a drizzling of olive oil and fresh coriander leaves on top. Serve with pita breads.

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