Dr. Nandi’s Avocado Hummus

Dr. Nandi's Avocado Hummus



  • 1 15 oz can chick peas, well drained
  • 2 medium ripe avocados cored and peeled (13 oz before cored and peeled)
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil plus more for serving if desired
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp tahini
  • 3 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 clove garlic peeled
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp cumin
  • 1 – 2 Tbsp finely chopped cilantro leaves for topping
  • Red pepper flakes for topping


  • Pulse chick peas, olive oil, tahini, lime juice, and garlic in a food processor until smooth, about 2 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste (I did a scant 1/2 tsp salt and about 1/8 tsp pepper), add cumin and avocados and pulse mixture until smooth and creamy, about 1 – 2 minutes longer.
  • Serve topped with more olive oil if desired and sprinkle with
  • cilantro and red pepper flakes.
  • Serve with pita chips or tortilla chips.


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