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Roasted Pumpkin Hummus

This Roasted Pumpkin Hummus is creamy, it is delicious and everything that a good spread should be and more. And so easy to make.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine arabic


  • 500 grams pumpkin , roasted
  • 3 tbsps pumpkin seeds roasted
  • 200 grams chickpeas , boiled
  • 2 - 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp cumin roasted powder
  • 2 tsps lemon juice
  • 80 ml Olive Oil (1/3 cup)
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 tsp sumac to top


  • Roast the pumpkin using this method
  • Drain the boiled chickpeas (use the water for making dals or dough. It is very nutritious) and peel the outer covering of all the chickpeas.
  • Grind the pumpkin, chickpeas, pumpkin seeds, garlic and cumin in a food processor or a mixer until it is almost smooth. Add the lemon juice and grind further until well combined.
  • With the motor running, add the olive oil in a thin steady stream until smooth.
  • Transfer the hummus to a serving bowl, pour a little more olive oil on top and sprinkle the sumac. Serve with lavash or pita chips or store in an airtight container and use as a spread as needed. This will stay good in the fridge for a week.


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