Turkish Muhammara Dip

Full of flavour – dip made of roasted red capsicums This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Turkish Muhammara Dip
Main Ingredients Red capsicum, Onion
Cuisine Other, , , ,
Course Gravies, Sauces and Stocks
Prep Time 0-5 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Turkish Muhammara Dip

  • 3 medium Red capsicum
  • 1 large Onion finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 2-3 tablespoon Walnuts finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 6-8 Garlic cloves finely chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoon Extra virgin olive oil
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoon pomegranate juice
  • ¼ cup fresh white breadcrumbs
  • for garnish Fresh mint leaves


  1. Roast capsicums on direct flame till their skin gets charred. Peel and chop the capsicum roughly.
  2. Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and onions and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add walnuts and red chilli powder and sauté for a minute.Remove from heat, cool down to room temperature.
  3. Put the sautéed mixture in a mixer jar, add garlic, lemon juice, capsicums and extra-virgin olive oil and grind to a coarse paste. Transfer this into a bowl. Add salt, pomegranate juice and fresh breadcrumbs and mix well.
  4. Transfer the dip into a serving bowl, garnish with mint leaves and serve with pita breads.

Nutrition Info

Calories 864
Carbohydrates 38.6
Protein 9.8
Fat 74.7