Curry Hummus with Raisins

Chickpeas are crushed with turmeric, lemon juice, tahini and raisins. Serve this healthy hummus with whole wheat naan or pita chips. This recipe comes to us from Julieanna Hever, The Plant Based Dietitian.

Serves 6

  • 1 15 ounce can chickpeas
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 tablespoon agave nectar*
  • or 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup raisins

* Agave (ah-Gah-vay) nectar is similar in taste & texture to honey but has a lower impact on blood sugar when compared other sweeteners. Agave can be found in the health food or specialty food aisle of most grocery stores.

Place chickpeas, lemon, tahini, agave or honey, turmeric, curry powder, garlic and water in a food processor. Blend until smooth.

Add the raisins and season with salt and pepper to taste. Pulse a few times until the raisins are evenly distributed.

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Nutrition Information

Curry Hummus with Raisins

Servings per Recipe: 6

Amount per Serving

Calories:  201

Calories from Fat:  3

Total Fat:  3.4g

Saturated Fat:  0.5g

Cholesterol:  0mg

Sodium:  219mg

Potassium:  363mg

Carbohydrates:  41.8g

Dietary Fiber:  5.5g

Protein:  5.5g

Sugars:  17.2g

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