Beetroot/Pink Hummus

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How important is color in your life? When it comes to food, eating colorful food ensures a healthy diet.

My food is my canvas, and I love adding my tweaks to it. Sometimes it leaves me surprised and at times disappointed. One of my favorite dip that I love to experiment with is Hummus. Every time I would add something new to alter the taste, keeping the essence of hummus as such.

Adding roasted or cooked beet lends texture, gorgeous color, and a subtle taste. In this recipe, I also added some feta cheese to get some creaminess.
In the absence of feta, you could use hung curd (say 11/2 tbsp) and adjust the salt.
I use this dip as such or spread it over the sliders, sandwiches, and even over my naan pizza.

Hope you like it.

Beet and Feta Hummus

Recipe for Beetroot Feta Hummus

Preparation Time: 10 Mins
Cooking time: 5 Mins
Serves: NA
Chickpeas 200 g (cooked)
Feta Cheese 30-35 g
Beet 120 g (grated)
Tahina 1 ½ tbsp.
Garlic cloves 2 large
Salt and pepper as per taste
Olive Oil 2 tbsp
Lemon Juice 2 tbsp
Cumin Powder ½ tsp
  1. Heat pan, add little olive oil and add the grated beet. Keep stirring on a low flame till cooked
  2. All the water in the beets will evaporate
  3. Place it in the blender with rest of the ingredients and blend. Drizzle olive oilve oil and serve with bread, chips or vegetables of your choice.


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