Brown chickpea / Chana hummus

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2 cups Brown chickpeas / chanas For making appx 250-300 grams of Brown chicpea / Chana hummus:
6-7 Cloves of Garlic
1 medium size Chopped Onion
1 inch Fresh Ginger
2 tsp Fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp Olive oil
Salt as per taste
Fresh pomegranate to garnish
Crackers or Lavash Serving suggestions:

Brown chickpea / Chana hummus

How to make brown chana / chickpea hummus

    • 15 minutes+overnight soaking of chickpeas
    • Serves 4
    • Easy


    This Brown Chickpea / Chana Hummus is a nice and a healthy party dip. It is a nice variation to our staple chickpea hummus. It tastes good and it is  rich in protein. The  generous use of garlic, onion and olive oil in this hummus makes it even more flavorful and a great option. 

    Try making this brown chickpea hummus for your Diwali party and serve it with crackers. I made this for my folks the other day and they liked it a lot. Infact I even packed his hummus for my girls snack boxes with crackers and Monaco biscuits. They were happy to relish this healthy snack and I felt a sigh of contentment. Are you guys already thinking of trying this recipe??

    Well I do have some amazing Dip’s recipes that were a huge hit at my place for parties.

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    Soak Brown Chickpeas in warm water overnight or for 7-8 hours.
    Boil the chickpeas in pressure pan till 5-6 whistles till they are boiled and tender.
    Let the pressure pan cool down before opening the whistle.


    After opening the whistle strain all the excess water from the chickpeas in the strainer.
    Set it aside to cool.
    Meanwhile, peel garlic, ginger, and onion and chop them finely and keep it ready.


    Now blend chickpeas, onion, ginger, garlic, 1tsp olive oil, salt, lemon juice in a chutney blender till it is soft and no chunks are left. If needed add very little water while blending.
    Remove the hummus in a bowl and drizzle 1tsp olive oil and garnish with fresh pomegranate.
    Serve it as your party dip with crackers or lavash.

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