Black Bean Hummus

Black Bean Hummus

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Hummus is a wonderful accompaniment , which can be served with Lavash or as a dip with your favourite finger foods .

Here is an unusual hummus recipe made with black beans and black sesame seeds. It has an intense, rustic flavour, which is further enhanced by toppings like black olives and sesame seeds. Garlic, green chillies and a touch of lemon juice give this Black Bean Hummus an irresistibly tongue-tickling taste.

A must-have on your starter spread! You can also try other Hummus recipes like Thecha Hummus or Herbed Hummus .

Black Bean Hummus recipe - How to make Black Bean Hummus

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     1Makes 1 cup
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1 cup soaked and cooked black beans
1/4 cup black sesame seeds (kala til)
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tbsp roughly chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 small roasted green chilli , broken into pieces
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) powder
2 tsp lemon juice
salt to taste

For The Topping
1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp chopped black olives
1/2 tsp sesame seeds (til)

For Serving

  1. Heat the black sesame seeds in a small non-stick pan and dry roast on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Transfer into a plate and cool completely.
  3. Once cooled, blend in a mixer along with 1 tbsp olive oil till smooth.
  4. Add all the other ingredients and approx. ¼ cup of water and blend till smooth.
  5. Transfer into an air-tight container and top it with the olive oil, black olives and finally white sesame seeds.
  6. Serve chilled with lavash.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per tbsp
Energy66 cal
Protein1.7 g
Carbohydrates4 g
Fiber1.6 g
Fat4.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0.1 mg