Spicy Hummus
Perfectly spiced hummus creamy and absolutely delicious.
Chef Gautam Mehrishi`s Spicy hummus recipe

- Indian


- 2

Cooking Time

-15-20 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 20 Min


  • FOR Tahina
  • 1 Pita bread
  • 1½ cup sesame seeds
  • 4 tsp Olive oil
  • FOR Hummus
  • 2 cups boiled chickpeas
  • 1 to 2 tsp red chilli powder
  • ½ tsp black pepper powder
  • salt
  • 2 tsp Olive oil


  1. 1

    For tahina paste soak sesame seeds in hot water for at least 45 minutes.
  2. 2

    Drain and cook the seeds till dry and set them aside for cooling.
  3. 3

    Add olive oil and blend to prepare a creamy paste.
  4. 4

    In a mixer, add the boiled chickpeas, red chilli powder, black pepper powder, salt, olive oil and blend the mixture.
  5. 5

    Put 2 tbsp of tahina paste in a bowl and add the hummus mixture.
  6. 6

    Roast a pita bread and cut into different shapes.
  7. 7

    Garnish hummus with red chill powder, black pepper powder and a black olive.
  8. 8

    Serve with roasted pita slice.
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Chef Gautam Mehrishi loves a fragrant pot of desi ghee, biking through the Himalayas and adding a twist to Indian food, not necessarily in that order! His grandpa was his earliest fan who urged him to follow his passion and cook professionally, and he’s never looked back! He’s a familiar face on television, including LF where he hosts multiple shows.

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