Beetroot Hummus

"Beetroot hummus is a delicious twist to the most popular Middle Eastern dip hummus. Beetroot not only gives it extra flavor and a beautiful pink color but also makes it more healthy. Use it as a vegan dip or vegan spread and make your food healthier and prettier."
-- @greenbowl2soul
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Prep time 15mins
Serves or Makes: 5

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  • 2 cups canned chickpeas
  • 1 medium beetroot, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • Salt, To Taste


  • Step 1

    Put the beetroot in a pan with around 1 1/2 cups of water and cook for around 12-15 minutes. Switch off the gas. Though most of the water shall get evaporated by the time beetroot gets cooked, if not then instead of discarding, use it to grind the hummus.

  • Step 2

    Add the cooked beetroot and all the other ingredients in a grinder and make a paste of desired consistency. Some people prefer it smooth and some prefer chunky.

  • Step 3

    Take it out in a bowl. Drizzle some olive oil, cumin powder and serve with your favorite snacks like Falafel, pita bread chips or vegetable sticks. You can also use it as a sandwich spread.