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Red Lentil Curry Hummus

This Red Lentil Curry Hummus is a delicious vegetarian dip packed with protein and fiber! Makes a great appetizer!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Healthy
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 cups
Calories 401kcal
Author Chrissie Baker (thebusybaker.ca)


  • 3 cups canned chickpeas
  • 1 cup red lentils rinsed, cooked and drained
  • 1 teaspoon Thai red curry paste
  • 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons of tahini to taste
  • 4 cloves garlic roughly chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons water only if needed to loosen the mixture
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
  • finely chopped fresh parsley for garnish optional
  • a drizzle of olive oil for garnish


  • Add the chickpeas, red lentils, curry paste, tahini, garlic, curry powder, lemon juice and olive oil to a food processor or high powered blender.
  • Add about 2 pinches of salt and a pinch of pepper and blend on high speed until the mixture is completely blended and smooth. You may need to scrape down the sides a few times to ensure everything is combined.
  • The mixture may still seem a little bit mealy at this point, so add a tiny bit of water one teaspoon at a time while the blender or food processor is running (if possible) until you achieve the perfect loose, smooth texture (about 2-4 minutes of blending should do the trick!).
  • Do a taste test and blend in a little more salt and/or pepper if you desire.
  • Serve in your favourite bowl with a drizzle of olive oil on top and sprinkle it with some finely chopped fresh parsley. Add to a platter of fresh veggies, slices of naan bread, crackers, bagel chips, tortilla chips, or whatever you fancy for dipping, and serve!


This hummus will keep in the fridge for about 2-3 days but it's best enjoyed the day it's made.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 401kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 347mg | Potassium: 630mg | Fiber: 19g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 233IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 5mg