How to make Spiced Red Pepper Hummus - Red pepper adds a new dimension to the popular hummus.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Chickpeas, Pita breads (पीटा ब्रेड)

Cuisine : Middle Eastern

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

Spiced Red Pepper Hummus Recipe Card

Spiced Red Pepper Hummus

Middle Eastern cuisine comprises of food eaten by the people of the various countries of the Middle East. The cuisine of the region is diverse while having a degree of homogeneity.  Some commonly used ingredients include olives and olive oil, pitas, honey, sesame seeds, dates, sumac, chickpeas, mint and parsley.

For more recipes related to Spiced Red Pepper Hummus checkout Beetroot Hummus, Hummus, Roasted Pumpkin Hummus, Anar Hummus . You can also find more Pickles, Jams and Chutneys recipes like Borar Achar, Bombay Duck Pickle, Sweet Lemon Pickle, Adrak aur Aam ka Lachchewala Achaar.

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Spiced Red Pepper Hummus Recipe

  • Chickpeas Boiled and peeled 1 cup

  • Pita breads 2

  • Capsicum 1 medium

  • Garlic Chopped 2 teaspoon

  • Sesame paste (tahini) 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp + for garnish

  • Virgin olive oil 8 tablespoons

  • Lemon 1


Step 1

Roast red pepper on direct flame till the skin gets charred.

Step 2

Cut pita breads into small even triangles and toast them on a hot non-stick pan.

Step 3

Put the chickpeas into a chopper jar. Peel and chop the red pepper roughly and put into the jar.

Step 4

Add garlic, sesame paste, salt, red chilli powder and 4 tbsps extra virgin olive oil and process till smooth.

Step 5

Squeeze juice of the lemon and add and process some more.

Step 6

Transfer the hummus into a bowl. Drizzle remaining extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle some red chilli powder.

Step 7

Serve with pita crisps.