Roasted Carrot & Green Pepper Hummus Recipe
The Roasted Carrot & Green Pepper Hummus Recipe is a simple and easy way to incorporate proteins, fiber, vitamins and minerals into your diet. Hummus is so common these days that it's almost as close to having street food. But getting the hummus right, with the right flavors and using ingredients from your own kitchen shelf and making do with what is available in the market, makes this recipe different.
Other recipes that you can try are:
- Classic Homemade Hummus Recipe with Lemon and Coriander
- Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe
- Pumpkin Hummus Recipe
- 1 cup Kabuli Chana (White Chickpeas) , cooked
- 2 Carrots (Gajjar) , diced
- 1 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , diced
- 4 tablespoons Lemon juice
- 1/4 cup Tahini
- 2 cloves Garlic , crushed
- 1 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
- 1/2 teaspoon Fresh Red chillies
- 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 3 tablespoons Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , fresh, finely chopped
- Salt , to taste
How to make Roasted Carrot & Green Pepper Hummus Recipe
To begin making the Roasted Carrot & Green Pepper Hummus Recipe, we will first begin by roasted the carrots and peppers.
Heat a teaspoon of olive oil in a wok; add the whole cloves of garlic, the carrots and bell peppers. Sprinkle some salt and stir fry on medium high heat until the carrots and bell peppers have roasted and have are partially cooked.
Once they are roasted, we are ready to blend them along with the chickpeas.
Into the blender or a food processor, add the cooked chickpeas, the roasted carrots and peppers and the remaining ingredients. Blend to make a smooth puree by adding just a little water.
While the hummus is processing, gradually add in the olive oil through the processors spout until well combined. Check the salt and seasoning levels and adjust to suit your taste. If you added any seasoning, blend to combine it easily.
Transfer the Roasted Carrots & Pepper Hummus into a serving bowl. Stir in the chopped coriander leaves and serve. Refrigerate the Roasted Red Pepper Hummus for a couple of hours before serving.
The hummus can be refrigerated in an airtight container for about 4 to 5 days and used as desired.