Cumin Curried Hummus

Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Barr
The flavor of the hummus is similar to that of Indian lentil dal but is much easier to prepare. Serve with warm pita wedges.

Yield:

3 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 82
Caloriesfromfat 29 %
Fat 2.6 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Monofat 1.4 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 12.2 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Sodium 254 mg
Calcium 27 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
3 garlic cloves, chopped
1 tablespoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/2 cup water
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3/4 teaspoon salt
2 (15 1/2-ounce) cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained

Preparation

Heat oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add curry and cumin; cook 30 seconds or until fragrant, stirring constantly. Place garlic mixture, water, and remaining ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth.

Note:

Lorrie Hulston Corvin,

November 2004