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Lemony Hummus with Basil Dressing Recipe

Lemony Hummus with Basil Dressing
Lemony Hummus with Basil Dressing

Chef: Plavaneeta Borah
Recipe Servings : 4
Recipe Cook Time : 20 minutes

A perfect summer dip, the flavours of lemon and basil come together to make this recipe light and refreshing.


2 cups chickpeas, boiled
4-5 garlic cloves
1 tsp sesame seeds
1 Tbsp curd
1 tsp cumin powder
2 Tbsp lemon juice
Salt to taste
A bunch of basil leaves
½ cup olive oil, plus extra for topping
Salt to taste


1. In a pan, roast the sesame seeds until aromatic. Allow to cool and then ground into a powder.

2. In a food processor or blender, mix chickpeas and garlic, and pulse until smooth. You can add a little water, if you find the mixture a little dry.

3. Add the sesame powder, curd, cumin powder and salt, and blend again until smooth.

4. Transfer to a bowl, and add the lemon juice. Mix well and check seasoning.

5. In a blender, pulse the basil leaves and olive oil till well mixed.

6. Top it on the prepared hummus, along with a sprinkling of red chilli powder and fresh basil leaves. Serve with pita breads.

Source: food.ndtv.com

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