Chunky Capsicum and olive hummus

Chunky Capsicum and olive hummus

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READY IN 15 mts
PREP TIME 15mins

Hummus is a dip, spread, or savory dish made from cooked, mashed chickpeas blended with tahini, lemon juice, and garlic. It is popular in the Middle East and in Middle Eastern cuisine around the globe. Which is served with pita bread. I have given a twist for this dip by making it chunky by adding finely chopped capsicum and olives do try this highly nutritious dip and enjoy.


  • Boiled chickpeas 2 cups
  • Garlic 2 cloves
  • Tahina paste 3 tbsp
  • Paprika powder 1tsp (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • Olive oil 3 tbsp
  • Red capsicum 1 medium
  • Green olive or black 1/2cup chopped
  • Lemon juice 1 tbsp


  • 1In a blender add chickpeas, tahina, salt, paprika, garlic chopped, lemon juice and olive oil blend it well till a smooth paste. You can use the boiled chickpeas water which is retained instead of normal water, but don't add more just add little for easy blending.
  • 2In a bowl remove the hummus you just blended check the seasoning. Now chop the red capsicum and olives to tiny bites and add it into the hummus mix well now finally drizzle some olive oil on top.Your chunky hummus is ready to be served with pita bread.