Beetroot Hummus, Indian Style Healthy Beetroot Hummus

Beetroot Hummus, Indian Style Healthy Beetroot Hummus

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In beetroot hummus recipe , we have combined chickpeas with beetroot, almonds, curd, garlic and other ingredients to make a dip that feels rich, has a vibrant colour and dynamic taste too.

Kabuli chana, also known as chick peas, is the prime ingredient of any hummus. In this Indian style beetroot hummus, chick peas are soaked and cooked till done. Beetroot, garlic, almonds, curd and lemon juice are added to it as flavour enhancers.

Curd and olive oil used in this homemade beetroot hummus is to ease the process of blending and give a smooth texture to the hummus. Curd will add on to your protein levels while the olive oil will lend omega-3 fats – the healthy fats known to protect your heart in healthy beetroot hummus.

beetroot hummus is a quick dip which is sure to be enjoyed by people of all ages. Making simple beetroot hummus doesn’t take much effort.

Imagine packing a nice, satiating beetroot and chickpea dip in your kids’ snack box. Along with something refreshing like cucumber or carrot sticks or lavash and pita bread, it would transform their break into a very jolly and relaxing time.

The beetroot hummus is the perfect choice for kids, because it is colourful, healthy and filling too as it is loaded with chickpeas, almonds and beetroot. Apt ingredients like Garlic curds and lemon juice impart an exciting flavour and perfect texture to the hummus, which stays fresh in the tiffin box for around 5 hours. To save time, you can cook the chickpeas the previous night itself. If doing so, add a little more water when blending the chickpeas the next morning. Also pack some Chatpata Popcorn ( Tiffin Treats) in another tiffin for a perfect short break combo.

You can also try other Lebanese delights like Lebanese Garlic Sauce and Whole Wheat Pita Bread.

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Beetroot Hummus, Indian Style Healthy Beetroot Hummus recipe - How to make Beetroot Hummus, Indian Style Healthy Beetroot Hummus

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 1.5 cups
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Ingredients


For Beetroot Hummus
1/2 cup peeled and chopped beetroot
1 cup soaked and boiled kabuli chana (white chick peas)
1/4 cup blanched almonds (badam)
1/4 cup hung curds (chakka dahi)
1/4 cup olive oil
4 garlic (lehsun) cloves
1 tbsp lemon juice
salt and to taste
1/2 tsp olive oil for drizzling

For Serving With Beetroot Hummus
lavash

Method
For beetroot hummus

    For beetroot hummus
  1. To make beetroot hummus, combine all ingredients in a mixer along with ½ cup of water and blend till smooth.
  2. Transfer the mixture into a serving bowl. Just before serving, drizzle the olive oil evenly over it and serve the beetroot hummus chilled with lavash.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy77 cal
Protein1.7 g
Carbohydrates4.6 g
Fiber1.8 g
Fat5.6 g
Cholesterol1.1 mg
Sodium4.4 mg
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Method for beetroot chickpea dip

  1. To make beetroot hummus recipe | Indian style beetroot hummus | healthy beetroot and chickpea dip | in a blender take beetroot. 
  2. Add kabuli chana. See why we love kabuli chana? Chickpeas are high in Fibre resulting in your stomach feeling a lot fuller than refined carbs. One cup of cooked chickpeas has 14 grams of protein, which is a really good amount.
  3. Add blanched almonds. See why we love almonds. Almonds balances your cholesterol levels. almonds have a very low glycemic index and good for diabetics.
  4. Add hung curd. It will give in a nice thick texture to our beetroot hummus. 
  5. Add olive oil. Olive oil is one of the very important ingredient in the beetroot hummus | Indian style beetroot hummus | healthy beetroot and chickpea dip | Olive oil is a strong antioxidant and good for heart. Also its has anti inflammation properties. This is one of the healthiest oil you can opt for. It has around 77% of MUFA.
  6. Add garlic cloves. It will add in a nice flavor to our beetroot and chickpea dip
  7. Add lemon juice. 
  8. Add salt and pepper. 
  9. Add 1/2 cup of water and blend beetroot hummus | Indian style beetroot hummus | healthy beetroot and chickpea dip | till smooth. 
  10. Transfer the mixture into a serving bowl. 
  11. Just before serving, drizzle the olive oil evenly over beetroot hummus recipe | Indian style beetroot hummus | healthy beetroot and chickpea dip | and serve chilled with lavash

Reviews

Beetroot and Chickpea Dip
 on 27 Mar 17 05:22 PM
5

Beetroot and chickpea dip.. this creamy dip just melts in the mouth.. the vibrant colour makes it very appetizing.