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Pumpkin Hummus

Alka Jena
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Prep Time
420 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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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.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Dinner Party
  • Middle Eastern
  • Accompaniment

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Chickpeas - 1 cup
  2. Garlic cloves - 4 nos
  3. Tahini sauce/sesame paste - 2 tablespoon
  4. Lemon juice - 1 lemon
  5. Olive oil - 4 tablespoon
  6. Salt to taste
  7. Chilli flakes - big pinch (optional)
  8. Pumpkin - 1 cup
  9. A pinch of freshly ground pepper
  10. Few tablespoons of chickpea boiled water


  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.

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Ruchira Hoon
Ruchira Hoon   Sep-26-2015

Sounds so good

Sibananda Bhanja
Sibananda Bhanja   Sep-26-2015

My Best wishes Alaka

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