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Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Barr Photo by: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Cindy Barr

Cumin Curried Hummus

The flavor of the hummus is similar to that of Indian lentil dal but is much easier to prepare. Serve with warm pita wedges.

Cooking Light NOVEMBER 2004

  • Yield: 3 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 82
  • Calories from fat: 29%
  • Fat: 2.6g
  • Saturated fat: 0.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 1.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 12.2g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1.2mg
  • Sodium: 254mg
  • Calcium: 27mg
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