How to make Rajma Hummus with Pita Bread -

Traditionally hummus is made with kabuli chane but here we have used rajma which gives the hummus a different flavour, taste and colour too but it is as tasty

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Mummy Ka Magic.

Main Ingredients : Red kidney beans (rajma) (राजमा), Mini pita breads

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Rajma Hummus with Pita Bread

Rajma Hummus with Pita Bread Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 8-10 hour

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Rajma Hummus with Pita Bread Recipe

  • Red kidney beans (rajma) , soaked for 6-8 hours, pressure cooked, drained a 1/2 cup

  • Mini pita breads 6-8

  • Garlic , chopped 1/2 teaspoon

  • Tahini 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 1-2 teaspoons

  • Black peppercorns , crushed to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Extra virgin olive oil for brushi tablespoons

  • Red radish , cut into roundels to garnish

  • Black olive slices to garnish

  • Fresh mint sprigs to garnish


Step 1

To make the hummus, put garlic, boiled kidney beans, tahini, lemon juice, ¼ cup reserved cooking liquor, crushed black peppercorns, salt, and extra virgin olive oil in a food processor jar and process to a fine paste.

Step 2

Heat a non-stick grill pan. Brush some extra virgin olive oil on it. Place a few mini pita breads and grill for 1-2 minutes. Flip and grill the other side for 1 minute. Take them off the heat and place on a worktop.

Step 3

Place a spoonful of the hummus over each grilled pita bread. Garnish with red radish roundels, black olive slices and mint sprigs and serve.

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