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How to make a spicy hummus

This is a spin off from the classic hummus. This has a spicy note and I prefer the texture to be not entirely smooth. This hummus can be served as a dip or spread on flatbread, wrap or cruskit.

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INGREDIENTS
Dry roast cumin seeds

Dry roast cumin seeds

Once it is fragrant. Switch off flame and add sesame seed.i merely want to heat the sesame seeds in residual heat and not toast it.

Once it is fragrant. Switch off flame and add sesame seed.i merely want to heat the sesame seeds in residual heat and not toast it.

Add the cumin and sesame seeds in a mortar. You can use a food processor too.

Add the cumin and sesame seeds in a mortar. You can use a food processor too.

Break it down to a smooth and aromatic powder

Break it down to a smooth and aromatic powder

Cook whole garlic without oil.i am after some charred side on the garlic

Cook whole garlic without oil.i am after some charred side on the garlic

Add the garlic to the powdered mix.

Add the garlic to the powdered mix.

Crush the garlic

Crush the garlic

Get ready the chickpeas. Drain well.

Get ready the chickpeas. Drain well.

Add the chickpeas in small batches and mash it. Mash it well but stop before it turns into a pur\u00e9e

Add the chickpeas in small batches and mash it. Mash it well but stop before it turns into a purée

This is how it looks

This is how it looks

Scoop it out into a container for future use

Scoop it out into a container for future use

Now I use my smoky Harissa from my previous snapguide

Now I use my smoky Harissa from my previous snapguide

Gather 1 lemon for its juice

Gather 1 lemon for its juice

Season the chickpea mixture with salt, Harissa paste and lemon juice. Mix it well

Season the chickpea mixture with salt, Harissa paste and lemon juice. Mix it well

It's important to taste and adjust accordingly. Add some olive oil and stir through the hummus

It's important to taste and adjust accordingly. Add some olive oil and stir through the hummus

This is how it looks

This is how it looks

This is optional - I like to sprinkle a dash of smokey paprika on top after drizzling olive oil

This is optional - I like to sprinkle a dash of smokey paprika on top after drizzling olive oil

Enjoy this with some vegetable fingers, chips, crisps, or spread it on a bun, wrap or cruskit.

Enjoy this with some vegetable fingers, chips, crisps, or spread it on a bun, wrap or cruskit.

  • 250.0g Boiled Chickpeas
  • 1.0tsp White sesame seeds
  • 1.0tsp Cumin seeds
  • 3.0tsp Smoky Harissa Paste
  • 2.0 Garlic clove
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1.0pch Smoky paprika powder