How to make Mini Pita Pockets With Vegetables And Hummus -

A delicious and a wonderful stuffed pita bread

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Pita Breads (पीटा ब्रेड), Carrots (गाजर)

Cuisine : Middle Eastern

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Mini Pita Pockets With Vegetables And Hummus

Mini Pita Pockets With Vegetables And Hummus Recipe Card

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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.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Mini Pita Pockets With Vegetables And Hummus Recipe

  • Pita Breads 4

  • Carrots 1 bunch

  • Stuffing Cucumber peeled and cut into thin strips 1 medium

  • Red capsicum cut into thin strips 1/2 medium

  • Yellow capsicum cut into thin strips 1/2 medium

  • Carrot peeled and cut into thin strips 1/2 medium

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • White pepper powder to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • For hummus Chickpeas (kabuli chana) soaked overnight 150 grams

  • Tahini 4 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 4 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh parsley chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 10 cloves

  • Cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon

  • Olive oil 1/2 tablespoon

Method

Step 1

For the hummus pressure cook the chickpeas with salt for five to six whistles or till soft.

Step 2

Drain but do not discard the liquid.

Step 3

Set aside. Blend the chickpeas with tahina, lemon juice, salt, parsley and garlic, using the reserved liquid, till smooth.

Step 4

Transfer into a serving bowl. Sprinkle cayenne pepper and drizzle olive oil on the hummus.

Step 5

Mix together. Toast pita bread on a non-stick pan.

Step 6

Cut each in half and open the pockets.

Step 7

Spread a little hummus inside the pita pockets and place a leaf of lettuce in each pocket.

Step 8

For stuffing, toss cucumber, red capsicum, yellow capsicum and carrot in a bowl.

Step 9

Add lemon juice, white pepper powder and salt.

Step 10

Arrange a portion in each pita pocket neatly. Serve with the remaining hummus on the side.

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