How to make Red Pepper Hummus -

Roasted red pepper adds both colour and flavour to the popular hummus.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Red Bell Pepper (लाल शिमला मिर्च ), Chickpeas

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

You can also find more Pickles, Jams and Chutneys recipes like Avocado Chutney Aam ki Launj Bell Pepper Jam Khajur Di Chutney

Red Pepper Hummus

Red Pepper Hummus 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 : 7-8 hour

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Red Pepper Hummus Recipe

  • Red Bell Pepper (capsicum) halved 2 medium

  • Chickpeas boiled and peeled 1 cup + for topping floret

  • Tahini (sesame paste) 2 1/2 tablespoons

  • Garlic cloves 3-4

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

  • Olive oil 8 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder for sprinkling

  • Pita bread for serving


Step 1

Place red bell pepper halves in an air fryer and roast at 200º C for 8-9 minutes.

Step 2

Put boiled chickpeas and tahini in a chopper jar with garlic cloves, lemon juice, 4 tbsps olive oil and 1 tbsp water and process.

Step 3

Roughly chop roasted bell pepper and add to the jar and grind again. Add salt and grind till smooth.

Step 4

Transfer the hummus into a serving bowl. Sprinkle red chilli powder, top with boiled chickpeas, drizzle remaining olive oil and serve with pita bread.

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