How to Make a Spicy Hummus

This is a spin off from the classic hummus. This has a spicy note and I prefer the texture to be not entirely smooth. This hummus can be served as a dip or spread on flatbread, wrap or cruskit.

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How to Make a Spicy Hummus Recipe
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Dry roast cumin seeds

Dry roast cumin seeds

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Once it is fragrant. Switch off flame and add sesame seed.i merely want to heat the sesame seeds in residual heat and not toast it.

Once it is fragrant. Switch off flame and add sesame seed.i merely want to heat the sesame seeds in residual heat and not toast it.

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Add the cumin and sesame seeds in a mortar. You can use a food processor too.

Add the cumin and sesame seeds in a mortar. You can use a food processor too.

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Break it down to a smooth and aromatic powder

Break it down to a smooth and aromatic powder

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Cook whole garlic without oil.i am after some charred side on the garlic

Cook whole garlic without oil.i am after some charred side on the garlic

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Add the garlic to the powdered mix.

Add the garlic to the powdered mix.

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Crush the garlic

Crush the garlic

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Get ready the chickpeas. Drain well.

Get ready the chickpeas. Drain well.

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Add the chickpeas in small batches and mash it. Mash it well but stop before it turns into a purée

Add the chickpeas in small batches and mash it. Mash it well but stop before it turns into a purée

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This is how it looks

This is how it looks

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Scoop it out into a container for future use

Scoop it out into a container for future use

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Now I use my smoky Harissa from my previous snapguide

Now I use my smoky Harissa from my previous snapguide

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Gather 1 lemon for its juice

Gather 1 lemon for its juice

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Season the chickpea mixture with salt, Harissa paste and lemon juice. Mix it well

Season the chickpea mixture with salt, Harissa paste and lemon juice. Mix it well

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It's important to taste and adjust accordingly. Add some olive oil and stir through the hummus

It's important to taste and adjust accordingly. Add some olive oil and stir through the hummus

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This is how it looks

This is how it looks

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This is optional - I like to sprinkle a dash of smokey paprika on top after drizzling olive oil

This is optional - I like to sprinkle a dash of smokey paprika on top after drizzling olive oil

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Enjoy this with some vegetable fingers, chips, crisps, or spread it on a bun, wrap or cruskit.

Enjoy this with some vegetable fingers, chips, crisps, or spread it on a bun, wrap or cruskit.

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