Pumpkin Hummus | How to make Pumpkin Hummus

By Alka Jena  |  25th Sep 2015  |  
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About Pumpkin Hummus Recipe

There’s nothing like good, healthy, homemade hummus, and there isn’t really a reason for you not to try making it yourself. Hummus or Houmous is traditional food dip from eastern Mediterranean now gaining popularity all around the globe. Hummus is a fairly ancient staple of the Middle East, particularly Lebanon, and has been around for at least 1500 years.

Pumpkin Hummus, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Pumpkin Hummus is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Alka Jena. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Pumpkin Hummus is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Pumpkin Hummus recipe by Alka Jena. Pumpkin Hummus can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Pumpkin Hummus just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Pumpkin Hummus can serve 6 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Pumpkin Hummus.

Pumpkin Hummus

Ingredients to make Pumpkin Hummus

  • chickpeas - 1 cup
  • garlic cloves - 4 nos
  • Tahini sauce/sesame paste - 2 tablespoon
  • lemon juice - 1 lemon
  • olive oil - 4 tablespoon
  • salt to taste
  • chilli flakes - big pinch (optional)
  • pumpkin - 1 cup
  • A pinch of freshly ground pepper
  • Few tablespoons of chickpea boiled water

How to make Pumpkin Hummus

  1. Soak the chickpeas for 6 hours or overnight and pressure cook with some salt for about 3 whistles. Switch off and allow to cool.
  2. Peel off the skin of the pumpkin and cut them into thin slices. Sprinkle salt, chili flakes, freshly ground pepper and olive oil. Bake in a pre heated oven at 180°C for 25 to 30 minutes. Wait till it cools down.
  3. In a blender jar or food processor add the drained chickpeas, roasted pumpkin, garlic cloves, tahini sauce, lemon juice and olive oil. Blend well to make a smooth paste. Add little chickpea cooked water for smooth grinding
  4. Transfer the hummus in a bowl and make a depression inside using the backside of the spoon and drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle chili flakes on top.
  5. Serve with pita bread, vegetable platter, crackers or tortilla chips.

Reviews for Pumpkin Hummus (3)

Ruchira Hoon3 years ago

Sounds so good

Sibananda Bhanja3 years ago

My Best wishes Alaka

bina bedi3 years ago

Really good !!!

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