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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Avocado Hummus Recipe-Easy Avocado Recipes

I love avocados and this creamy avocado hummus is one of my favorites. It needs just a few ingredients and is very simple to prepare. You can use this hummus as a sandwich spread or as a dip for tortilla chips or pita chips. Rich in protein and iron, it also makes a healthy snack. If you love hummus and guacamole, you will definitely love this. Today we will learn how to make Avocado hummus following this easy recipe.

Avocado Hummus-Avocado Hummus Recipe

Avocado Hummus

 Prep Time : 15 mins
 Recipe CategorySide Dish-Dip
 Recipe CuisineInternational

   Ingredients needed

   Ripe Avocado - 1 medium size
   Chickpeas/Garbanzo beans - 1 cup cooked
   Tahini - 1 tbsp
   Olive oil - 2 tbsp 
   Fresh Lemon Juice -1-2 tbsp
   Garlic - 1 clove (minced)
   Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
   Salt as needed
   Pepper powder - 1/8 tsp

   For Garnishing

   Paprika powder
   Parsley or coriander leaves
   Olive oil


If using dry chick peas, wash and soak in plenty of water overnight or for 6-7 hours. Rinse well and pressure cook with a little salt and needed water for 3 whistles. Reserve the water in which the chick pea was cooked. If using canned ones, skip this step. Just rinse it well and drain the water.

Scoop out the pulp of avocado, discard the seed and the skin. Add lemon juice, mix well and set aside.


Pulse together cooked chick peas, olive oil, tahini (check tahini recipe), garlic and cumin powder until smooth. Then add avocado, salt, pepper powder and pulse again until creamy. You may add a little of the reserved water if it is too thick and pulse for a second. Adjust seasonings according to your taste. 

Drizzle more olive oil on top if desired and sprinkle with paprika powder. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves or parsley leaves. Enjoy avocado hummus with tortilla chips or pita chips or use it as a spread for sandwich.

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Note - You may adjust lemon juice and other seasonings according to your taste.

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1 comment:

  1. Hi Padhu! This recipe is amazing. I thought avacadoes are available only after July in India. Are they available in May too?


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