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Sweet and Spicy Carrot Hummus
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Sweet and Spicy Carrot Hummus

Homemade Sweet and Spicy Carrot Hummus Recipe with sweet and spicy taste that comes from Orange Marmalade and Siracha Sauce. Carrot and Siracha Hummus recipe with sweet and spicy taste.
Prep Time10 mins
Carrot and Garlic Roating Time(optional)10 mins
Course: Antipasto, Appetizer
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Carrot Hummus, Recipes with Carrots, Recipes with Chickpeas
Servings: 2 Cups
Author: Swati

Ingredients

  • 1.5 Cup Boiled Chickpeas 200 g
  • 1/2 Cup Sliced Carrots(1-2 medoim sized)
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tbsp Tahini you can add more(2-3 tbsp)
  • 1/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2-3 tbsp Siracha Sauce or as per heat tolerance
  • Juice of 1 lemon(medium)
  • 2 tbsp Orange Marmalade add more for more sweet taste
  • Salt or as per taste about 1 tsp

To Roast Carrots and Garlic(optional)

  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt

Instructions

  • If using Canned Chickpeas, drain water from chickpeas. Retain water, it can be used for grinding.

Roast Carrots and Garlic

  • Wash nicely, peel and cut Carrot.
  • Rub oil, salt and cumin powder to carrot pieces and garlic
  • Roast for about 8-10 min. in Air Fryer at 400 ºF or 200 ºC. Cool before making Hummus.

Make Hummus

  • Add carrots, garlic, lemon juice, red chilli, marmalade or honey.
  • Grind to coarse paste.
  • Add chickpeas, tahini or sesame seeds, oil, salt and siracha.
  • Grind to a smooth and creamy paste. If the mix is too thick to grind, add water from drained Chickpeas instead of plain water. It adds more air to the dip.
  • Serve topped with more EVOO, freshly crushed black pepper, sunflower/pumpkin seeds and pomegranate pearls or just like that. Enjoy with Pita Chips, Naan Bread or Falafels.

To boil chickpeas at home

  • Wash nicely and soak 1 Cup Chickpeas in enough water for about 4-5 hrs.
  • When ready to boil chickpeas, drain water.
  • Add in Indian pressure cooker, and add fresh water 1-2" above chickpea level. Switch on the gas at medium flame.
  • When water boils, and discard the froth that accumulates at top.
  • Add salt as per taste.
  • Cook for 3-4 whistles on medium flame.
  • Once the pressure releases in itself, open the lid and check for doneness. Use as required.

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Notes

If you want to skip Orange Marmalade and want the orange flavor..
  • Add 1-2 tsp freshly grated Orange Zest or dried orange peels.
  • 1-2 tbsp of Orange Juice and 1-2tbsp or as per taste Honey/Maple Syrup.
You can use other spices like Cumin Powder or Parsley or Dried Mint for a different flavour.
Substitute for Tahini.. 1-2 tbsp Sesame Seeds+ 2 tbsp Sesame/Olive Oil.