Beetroot Hummus
"A light and colourful dip for a party, this dip will definitely stir up curiosity among your guests. Moreover, it is a well balanced nutritious dish with the goodness of beets and the protein rich chickpeas."
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Prep time 10mins


  • 1 cup chickpeas
  • 2 beetroots, cut in large cubes
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/ 2 teaspoon groujd cumin
  • 1/ 4 cup cold water
  • 1/ 2 lemon, juiced
  • Chilli flakes, to taste
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste


  • Step 1

    Steam the beetroots or bake in the oven , as you prefer.

  • Step 2

    In a blender, blend together the boiled chickpeas, beetroot, tahini, garlic, cumin, chilly flakes and salt and pepper. Add lemon juice and cold water gradually till you get the right consistency.

  • Step 3

    Garnish with toasted nuts and seeds. Drizzle some extra virgin olive oil just before serving.