Roasted Chestnut Hummus

Roasted chestnuts are delicious all on their own but this faux-hummus is a fun way to experiment with the seasonal treat.
By Priya Mahadevan
Roasted Chestnut Hummus

Roasted Chestnut Hummus
 
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Roasted chestnuts are delicious all on their own but this faux-hummus is a fun way to experiment with the seasonal treat.
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Recipe Type: Snack
Ingredients
  • 1 cup of roasted and shelled chestnuts (about 20 nuts)
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tsp of brown roasted sesame
  • 1 red chili
  • salt a pinch
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • ¼ cup of water
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
Instructions
  1. In a pan, add the oil and the chili first followed by all the ingredients
  2. Cook for a couple of minutes only until the chili turns brown
  3. Grind to a fine paste
  4. Garnish with Basil or mint (optional)
  5. Serve with warm bread or with a veggie platter

Priya Mahadevan

Priya Mahadevan is a writer and food blogger with a background in journalism & communication. Priya’s mission with her food blog is to blow the myth that healthy cannot be tasty. She was a political and feature correspondent for a prominent Indian newspaper in the 90s before moving to the US. She lives in Virginia with her husband and 3 beautiful children. You can find her world of vegetarian recipes at http://priyasnowserving.blogspot.com.

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