Tunisian-Spiced California Raisin Hummus

  • Yield: 12 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins


1-- (15 ounces) can garbanzo beans, drained
1/3cup tahini
3tablespoons lemon juice
1/2teaspoon salt
1/2teaspoon black pepper
1teaspoon red curry powder
1/2teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4teaspoon ground cloves
1large shallot, chopped
1tablespoon olive oil
1cup California golden raisins
2tablespoons California golden raisins; for garnish
2tablespoons fresh chopped parsley; for garnish
4-- pita pocket breads, cut into 24 triangles


  1. Combine garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon juice, salt, pepper, curry powder, cinnamon, cloves, shallot, oil and raisins in food processor. Process until smooth. Transfer to a bowl. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours.
  2.  To serve, allow hummus to warm to room temperature. Garnish with raisins and chopped parsley. Serve with pita bread triangles.

Note: For dipping, thin hummus with 1/4 cup milk.

Recipe by Lisa Keys.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 190
  • Glycemic Load 6
  • Fat 5g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 2.5g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 314mg
  • Potassium 230mg
  • Carbohydrate 31g
  • Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 8g
  • Protein 5g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 2%
  • Vitamin C 6%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 10%