Beetroot hummus | How to make Beetroot hummus

By Nusrath Jahan  |  16th Mar 2016  |  
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About Beetroot hummus Recipe

Beetroot hummus is a variation of hummus wherein regular hummus is blended with beetroot. The addition of beetroot apart from lending a bright red colour to the hummus is that it increases it's nutritive value as well.

Beetroot hummus is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Nusrath Jahan teaches how to make Beetroot hummus step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Beetroot hummus in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 6 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Beetroot hummus at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Beetroot hummus takes 20 minutes for the preparation and few minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Beetroot hummus is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Beetroot hummus is a good option for you. The flavour of Beetroot hummus is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Beetroot hummus and impress your family and friends.

Beetroot hummus

Ingredients to make Beetroot hummus

  • 1 cup chick peas (dried)
  • 1 cup beet root
  • 1/2 lime/lemon
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • salt to taste

How to make Beetroot hummus

  1. Soak the chickpeas over night in water. The next day put this chickpeas into a pressure cooker along with 2 cups of water and 1 tsp salt. Pressure cook on high till 1 whistle blows initially, then 5 whistles on a medium flame. Allow the pressure to leave on its own.
  2. Drain the chickpeas in a colander.
  3. While the chickpeas are cooking, you can steam the beet root. Peel and chop the beetroot, steam it in a steamer or place a colander over a sauce pan of water. Place the chopped beetroot in it and close the lid, cook until its soft.
  4. To a food processor or a blender add all the ingredients listed and blend it to a fine puree. If needed add some water while grinding.
  5. Your beet root hummus is ready to be served. Drizzle it with some olive oil and serve it as a dip with your choice of flat breads.

Reviews for Beetroot hummus (4)

Pooja Dalal3 years ago

very colourful

Sukhmani Bedi3 years ago


Deviyani Srivastava3 years ago

Such a lovely colour. Nice thinking of using beetroot!

Shweta Srivastava3 years ago

Looks so beautiful, just cant express how much! Kudos to you

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