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Hummus Platter

Halloweekend is here,  are you entertaining a crowd this Halloween? Take your celebrations to the next level with a fun and creative cocktail and a snack to go with your cocktail. Add an innovative twist on the traditional Bloody Mary, with a pleasant yet unexpected hit of Wasabi as a perfect Halloween surprise.

Here are two freakishly good recipes by Candy & Green, from Breach Candy, Mumbai.

Spooky Mary

Ingredients:

  • 360ml tomato juice
  • 90ml vodka
  • 1.5 tsp wasabi paste
  • Dash of Worcestershire sauce (non-vegetarian, can be avoided if required)
  • Dash of tabasco
  • Ice
  • Celery salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste

Method:

  • Place wasabi in small bowl, add vodka till blended
  • Mix tomato juice, Worcestershire , tabasco, celery salt, pepper and vodka mixture and shake with ice

Hummus Platter

Hummus Platter

Ingredients:

For hummus:

  • 80g Chickpeas – soaked overnight & boiled in pressure cooker
  • 10g Tahina paste
  • 2g salt
  • 2g garlic – minced
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil – for hummus
  • 20 ml Chilled water
  • ½ lemon
  • 2 tsp  peri peri powder
  • A handful of fresh basil leaves

For pita bread:

  • 2 big oval sized – lightly toasted
  • 4 small coin sized – lightly toasted

For garnish:

  • 3g Feta cheese
  • 0.5g scallions
  • 2g hazelnuts – toasted and crushed
  • 0.25g red chilli powder
  • 0.25g sumac powder
  • Extra virgin Olive oil – to drizzle
  • 2g pomegranate

Method:

  • In a mixer jar, blend chickpeas, tahina, garlic, Extra Virgin olive oil and lemon with chilled water. Till a paste is formed. Adjust the seasoning as per taste.
  • Divide the hummus into three portions. One portion can be served as original hummus.
  • Blend second portion of hummus with peri peri powder to make peri peri hummus
  • Blend third portion of hummus with fresh basil leaves to make a basil hummus.
  • Add garnish.
  • Toast the pita bread for 1 min. Brush with oil.
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