Sriracha Hummus Recipe - Sriracha Flavoured Middle Eastern Dip
A middle-eastern dip, this Sriracha Hummus Recipe is a spicy twist with the addition of the Sriracha sauce. It can be used as a Sandwich spread or even elevate the flavor of Falafels.
The Sriracha Hummus, is a healthy dip from the Middle East which is flavoured with Sriracha. Creamy, velvety and rich, this dip gets its extra zing from the hot chilli sauce - Sriracha.
It's a great combination of nutrition packed ingredients like Kabuli Chana/Chickpeas, olive oil, garlic and sesame seeds. This recipe can not only be served as a dip but can also be used as a spread on sandwiches and wraps.
Did you know: Kabuli Chana/Chickpeas has an excellent source of protein and fiber. Chickpeas also contains exceptional levels of iron, vitamin B-6, and magnesium which are important nutrients needed by our body.
- 1-1/2 cups Kabuli Chana (White Chickpeas) , soaked overnight, drained, boiled
- 2 tablespoons Lemon juice , freshly squeezed
- 3 tablespoons Sriracha sauce
- 6 cloves Garlic
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
- 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
- Salt , to taste
- 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 2 tablespoon Sesame seeds (Til seeds) , soaked in warm water
How to make Sriracha Hummus Recipe - Sriracha Flavoured Middle Eastern Dip
To begin making the Sriracha Hummus, wash and soak the kabuli chana/chickpeas overnight.
Pressure cook the drained kabuli chana/Chickpeas for 6 whistles, turn down the heat and continue to cook for 10 more minutes and then turn off the flame. The chickpeas should be soft and well cooked.
Allow the pressure to release naturally. Drain the excess water from the cooked chickpeas and set aside.
In a mixer jar, combine the boiled kabuli chana/chickpeas, sriracha sauce, garlic, soaked sesame seeds, cumin powder, red chilli powder, salt, lemon juice and olive oil.
Grind this mixture and check if water is required to get a smooth, thick consistency dip.
Garnish with olive oil and sprinkle some red chili powder.