Indian Style Hummus

Ingredients

2 cups cooked chickpeas (substitute with canned black or ki
1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1 hot chili of your choice (optional, or add more!), minced
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
3 tablespoons fresh minced cilantro
salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

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Saute the garlic, ginger, chili, ground coriander and cumin in a small saute pan, with a little water till garlic is soft. Add to chickpeas. Mash thoroughly. Add cilantro leaves and salt/pepper. Serve cold or at room temperature as a dip. Notes: Chopped cucumber, boiled cubed potatoes, minced scallions, and/or grated carrot are all nice additions
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USES:Hummus is used as a dip with Pita bread, crackers or fresh cut veggies. Many people use hummus as a spread on sandwiches (instead of high cholesterol mayonnaise), as a topping on broiled fish or chicken, on baked potatoes instead of sour cream, or as the main ingredient in a vegetarian sandwich.

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Yield:

1.0 servings

Added:

Saturday, December 5, 2009 - 1:00am

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