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Spicy Sweet Potato Hummus / Meatless Monday

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Hello Folks !!!

I am back to blogging after a week break , it was a stressful week due to some personal issues and I really needed some time to catch up before I go into full on baking mode 😉 😉 . The blogging mode starts with a delicious meatless monday recipe , what else could go better. For this weeks meatless monday recipe I am bringing  spicy sweet potato hummus loaded with proteins and you can serve this hummus as a dip for your holiday parties .

I am  a great fan of various types of hummus , I have made spinach hummus , roasted red pepper hummus , hummus with chipotle peppers but never tried with a starchy vegetable with it . I read about this in a website called cookieand kate and I wanted to make this for a while , then the meatless monday comes so why not . I am bringing you all a spicy sweet potato hummus made with sweet potato & chickpeas and flavored with red chilli powder & cumin powder . It is a very easy recipe with few ingredients put together and you can serve this for your christmas parties as a dip, I promise everyone is going to love this ;), Serve this with nachos , bagel crisps or any veggies. This is an excellent vegan option and gluten free for people with any allergies. 

Recipe reference

http://cookieandkate.com/2011/spicy-sweet-potato-hummus/

Now let’s see how to make this easy hummus

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Prep Time – 6 hours soaking time for chickpeas if you are using dried  plus 20 mins roasting time for sweet potato
Cooking time – 10 minutes
Serves- 6
Author – Parvathy V Nair

Ingredients

Sweet potato- 1 medium 
Chickpeas cooked – 1 cup 
Olive oil- 2 tablespoons 
Tahini- 2 tablespoons 
Garlic- 2 cloves peeled 
Lemon juice – from one lemon 
Salt – to taste 
Paprika- 1/2 teaspoon 
Cumin- 1/2 teaspoon 
You can increase the paprika and cumin according to your taste 

Method

1. If you are using dried chickpeas , soak it the previous night , now pressure cook it till soft . If you are using canned chickpeas , drain & wash the chickpeas keep it aside. 

2. Preheat oven to 350 F , bake sweet potatoes till it’s tender. It might take 15 to 20 minutes and it may vary according to your oven. 

3. Now in a food processor place all ingredients except the sweet potato and process it till smooth . 

4. When the sweet potatoes have cooled add this to the food processor and process till smooth . 

5. Check for seasoning add more if required 

6. Serve as a dip with veggies or chips 

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