Pesto Hummus with Crispy bread

Prep: 25 min Cook: 30 min Number of Portions: 4


Chickpeas boiled - 2 cups
Garlic cloves - 4nos
Lemon juice - 1/2 cup
Salt -to taste
Tahini - 2 tbsp
Red chilly powder - a pinch
Olive oil virgin - 3tbl spn
For Pesto
Basil leaves - 1cups
Pine nuts or walnuts (lightly toasted) - 2 tbsp
Garlic clove -2 nos
Salt - to taste
Olive oil - 1/4 cup
Parmesan cheese grated -1/4 cup
Bread slices - as required


  • Place the boiled chickpeas in a blender. Add garlic, lemon juice, 2tbl spn olive oil, salt and tahini. Blend into a fine paste, till creamy and fluffy.
  • Separately in a blender add basil, garlic, salt, olive oil and pine nuts. Make into a coarse paste. Remove and add grated cheese.
  • Combine hummus with pesto and mix well. Pour on top olive oil and serve with crispy bread.

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