Turmeric hummus

Turmeric hummus is a delicious addition to a beef and hummus wrap or dip platter, with turmeric introducing a welcome tang to the classic chickpea dip.

  • 10 mins preparation
  • Makes 2 Cup
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  • 800 gram canned chickpeas, rinsed, drained
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 small_piece 4cm fresh turmeric, grated
  • 2 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh coriander


  • 1
    Blend or process chickpeas, honey, juice, half the oil, turmeric, garlic, cumin and half the cayenne pepper until smooth.
  • 2
    Transfer mixture to medium bowl; stir in coriander, season to taste.
  • 3
    Serve hummus sprinkled with remaining cayenne pepper and drizzled with remaining oil.


Serve dip with crusty bread; we used toasted pitta bread.

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