Red Garlicky Hummus
5 medium sized Beetroots
3-4 Garlic Cloves
1 cup Greek Yoghurt
1/4 cup Lemon Juice
2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Cumin: 1/2 teaspoon
Coriander Powder: 1/2 teaspoon
Ground Cinnamon: 1/2 teaspoon
Paprika: 1/2 teaspoon
Salt: 1/2 teaspoon
Ground Pepper: 1/8 teaspoon
Toasted Nuts,seeds and grated paneer or tofu for garnish
Preheat oven to 220 degrees celsius.
Cut off the beetroot stems 1 cm from the roots. Scrub the beetroots and wrap them individually in aluminium foil. Wrap the unpeeled garlic pods also in foil.
Bake the beetroots for 1 hour in the oven. Place the wrapped garlic pods also in the oven 40 minutes after placing the beets to bake.
Cool the beets. Peel both the beets and the garlic. Chop the beets roughly. Place the beets, garlic, yoghurt, lemon juice, olive oil, cumin, coriander, cinnamon and paprika in a food processor and process till smooth and creamy. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Chill till required. Serve with warm, crusty bread or crackers.
You can even pressure cook beetroot and make hummus
You can make this recipe using your cooker.
Also do check out this other recipe for Soya Tikki