Beet Hummus is an easy to make and very delicious dip recipe which is very very easy to make. Made using chickpeas, garlic, roasted beets and lots of olive oil, this is a great party dip.

Beetroot Hummus

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 290 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Beet Hummus is an easy to make and very delicious dip recipe which is very very easy to make. Made using chickpeas, garlic, roasted beets and lots of olive oil, this is a great party dip.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup Chickpea
  • 5-6 Garlic cloves
  • 4 tbsp Tahini Mix 4 tbsp sesame seeds with 2 tbsp olive oil and little water and blend in a blender to make a smooth paste
  • 8 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 tbsp Lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Roasted cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Chili flakes
  • 3-4 tbsp Warm water from boiled chickpeas
  • 200 g Beet root

Instructions

  1. Wash and soak chickpeas in enough water for 5-6 hours.
  2. Drain the water.
  3. Add chickpeas and 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook the chickpeas till done.
  4. Drain the water reserving 3-4 tbsp for the hummus.
  5. Wash and peel the beet root and boil or roast till they are soft.

  6. Drain the water and keep aside.
  7. Add all the ingredients including the boiled chickpeas and beetroot in a blender and blend to make a smooth hummus.
  8. Add little more water if required.
  9. Serve with pita or any other crackers.

Recipe Notes

You can use canned chickpeas to make hummus too. Drain and rinse the chickpeas before making hummus.

Add more red chilli flakes to give your hummus a spicy kick.

Nutrition Facts
Beetroot Hummus
Amount Per Serving
Calories 290 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 38mg2%
Potassium 260mg7%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 110IU2%
Vitamin C 7.1mg9%
Calcium 37mg4%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.