Monday, August 18, 2008

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

I came across this recipe while reading a cooking magazine from the library.I liked the picture so much, i had to try wrote it down in a piece of paper.Unfortunately forgot write down the magazine's name.But I am pretty positive it is "Taste by 2" magazine.I followed the recipe as it is except for sesame seeds as i didn't have any.


Lemon juice - 1/3 cup
Olive oil - 5tsp
Parsley - 2 springs, stem removed
Garlic - 1 tsp , minced
Salt - 1/2 tsp
Cumin - 1/2 tsp (ground)
Cayenne pepper - 1/4tsp
Black Pepper - 1/4 tsp , coarsley ground
Chickpeas - 2 cans (15oz),rinsed and drained
Roasted sweet red pepper = 1 cup, drained
Sesame seeds - 1/4 cup , toasted
Pita bread - As needed, warmed and cut into wedges.


In a food processor,combine the first 8 ingredients.Cover and process until blended.Add peas and red pepper.Cover and process until smooth.Transfer to a small bowl, stir in sesame seeds.Serve with warm pita wedges.


lovely recipe dear...very vibrant ...

Maheswari,the colour of the hummus is beautiful and the recipe sounds great.Lovely dip and I have bookmarked it.

VEry nice looking hummus. Its very simple to make too.Will try it some time soon.

Hummus looks yummy... love the red color....

Love the color of the hummus... a must try.. I make chutneys with roasted red peppers.. do check them when you get time...

your pic looks very delicious :)) and tempting. I liked the red color, nice one.

Sounds good... nice recipe

Lovely colour. It probably would taste good with dosa/idli too.

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Picture looks tempting:) good one!

Looks so gud..picture is nice ...tempting a lot

The hummus looks yummy.

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