How to make Flavours of Hummus -

Hummus in different avatars served with lavash – a wholesome snack.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Fresh parsley (ताज़ा पार्सले), Fresh red chillies (ताज़ी लाल मिर्च )

Cuisine : Middle Eastern

Course : Gravies, Sauces and Stocks

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Flavours of Hummus

Flavours of Hummus Recipe Card


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 : 7-8 hour

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Flavours of Hummus Recipe

  • Fresh parsley sprigs for garnishing

  • Fresh red chillies for garnishing

  • Fresh mint sprigs for garnishing

  • Cherry tomatoes halves for garnishing

  • Amaranth micro greens for garnishing

  • Red radish slices for garnishing

  • Lavash to serve

  • Plain hummus

  • Chickpeas (kabuli chana) soaked overnight, pressure cooked, strained and st 2 cups

  • Tahini 2-3 tablespoons

  • Garlic cloves 12-15

  • Salt to taste

  • Extra virgin olive oil ¾ cup

  • Chutney hummus

  • Mint chutney with coriander 1 teaspoon

  • Tamarind pulp 2 teaspoons

  • Tomato hummus

  • Dried tomato powder 1 teaspoon

  • sun dried tomatoes 2

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Avocado hummus

  • Avocado pulp 1

  • Lemon juice 2-3 teaspoons

  • Paprika 1 teaspoon


Step 1

To prepare hummus, grind together chickpeas, tahini, garlic cloves, salt, some chilled strained chickpea water and ½ cup olive oil to a paste. Add remaining olive oil and grind to a smooth paste.

Step 2

Divide the hummus into 4 equal portions and put in 4 different bowls.

Step 3

To prepare chutney hummus, add tamarind pulp and mint-coriander chutney to 1st portion and mix well.

Step 4

To prepare tomato hummus, add dried tomato powder to 2nd portion. Slice and add sun dried tomatoes along with lemon juice and mix well.

Step 5

To prepare avocado hummus, deseed, scoop out avocado pulp, add to 3rd portion and mix. Add lemon juice and mix. Add paprika and mix well.

Step 6

Put the plain hummus, chutney hummus, tomato hummus and avocado hummus in 4 different serving bowls and garnish each with a parsley sprig, slit red chilli, a mint sprig, halved cherry tomato, amaranth micro greens and red radish slice.

Step 7

Serve with lavash.

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