Bowl of Green Pea Curry Hummus topped with fresh peas and cilantro

Green Pea Curry Hummus | Minimalist Baker Recipes

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Bowl of Green Pea Curry Hummus topped with fresh cilantro and peas

Two things we love: Curry Paste and Hummus. So how could they not be delicious together? That’s what we thought. Spoiler alert: They’re a match made in culinary heaven.

Let us show you how this magical dip is made!

Wood and marble cutting board filled with ingredients for making our flavorful Green Pea Curry Hummus recipe

This recipe is simple to make, requiring just 30 minutes to prepare.

Sautéing shallot in a cast iron skillet for our Green Pea Curry Hummus recipe

We sautéed shallot and garlic in olive oil to provide a more subtle flavor than raw garlic and onion. Then we added the mixture to a food processor along with fresh ginger, chickpeas, green curry paste, tahini, lemon juice, lime juice, salt, and cilantro. Major swoon.

Food processor with freshly processed Green Pea Curry Hummus topped with peas

Chickpeas serve as a protein- and fiber-rich base, while tahini adds a dose of healthy fats and serious creaminess to this delicious, Thai-inspired hummus.

Let’s not forget the hidden star ingredient: Peas! Throw in a handful at the end for a boost of color, texture, and plant protein.

Top down shot of a wood bowl of Green Pea Curry Hummus for a delicious veggie-packed dip

Using a carrot slice to scoop up a bite of Green Pea Curry Hummus from a wood bowl

We hope you enjoy this hummus as much as we do! It’s:

Fresh
Flavorful
Aromatic
Simple
Rich in protein and fiber
& Delicious

If you’re into creative hummus recipes, check out our Roasted Jalapeño Hummus, Golden Goddess (Turmeric) Hummus, White Bean Pumpkin Hummus, Butternut Squash Hummus, Roasted Beet Hummus, and Garam Masala Hummus with Toasted Sesame Seeds.

If you try this recipe, let us know! Leave a comment, rate it, and don’t forget to tag a photo #minimalistbaker on Instagram. Cheers, friends!

Bowl of Green Pea Curry Hummus topped with fresh peas and cilantro

Green Pea Curry Hummus

Creamy, flavorful hummus infused with green curry spices, citrus, and herbs. Green peas add protein and texture to this easy dip that pairs perfectly with gluten-free crackers, pita, chips, or vegetables.

Prep Time 25 minutes

Cook Time 5 minutes

Total Time 30 minutes

Servings: 6 (1/2-cup servings)

Category:

Appetizer, Dip

Cuisine:

Gluten-Free, Thai-Inspired, Vegan

Freezer Friendly

No

Does it keep?

4-5 Days

Ingredients

  • 1/2
    cup
    frozen green peas
    (steamed and cooled)
  • 2
    Tbsp
    olive oil
    (divided)
  • 2
    medium
    shallots
    (minced // 2 shallots yield ~3/4 cup minced)
  • 4
    large cloves
    garlic
    (skin removed and slightly smashed/crushed)
  • 1
    tsp
    finely minced or grated ginger
    (or sub 1/4 tsp dried ginger)
  • 1
    15-ounce
    can chickpeas
    (rinsed and drained)
  • 2
    Tbsp
    green curry paste*
  • 1/4
    cup
    tahini
  • 1 ½
    Tbsp
    lemon juice
    (1 small lemon yields ~1 ½ Tbsp or 22 ml)
  • 1 ½
    Tbsp
    lime juice
    (1 small lime yields ~1 ½ Tbsp or 22 ml)
  • 1/2
    tsp
    sea salt
    (plus more to taste)
  • 1/2
    cup
    chopped fresh cilantro
    (plus more to taste)

FOR SERVING optional

  • Crackers
    (gluten-free, if needed)
  • Pita or pita chips
  • Freshly sliced vegetables

Instructions

  1. If you haven’t already done so, steam and cool green peas. Fill a medium saucepan with 1/2 -1 inch of water and place peas in a steamer basket over the water. Steam until vibrant green, then carefully remove steamer basket from heat. Allow peas to cool.

  2. Heat a medium skillet over medium heat. Once hot, add 1 Tbsp olive oil, shallot, and garlic. Sauté, stirring frequently, for 2-3 minutes, or until softened and slightly browned. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

  3. To a food processor add remaining 1 Tbsp olive oil, ginger, drained chickpeas, curry paste, tahini, lemon and lime juice, salt, cilantro, and sautéed shallot and garlic. Mix/pulse until well mixed and mostly smooth. You may need to add a little water to encourage blending if too thick — keep in mind it will thicken up when refrigerated.
  4. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed, adding more curry paste for intense curry flavor, ginger for zing, lime or lemon juice for acidity/brightness, salt for saltiness, or cilantro for freshness.

  5. Once the flavor is where you want it, add peas and stir with a spoon to keep them whole, or pulse a few times to slightly chop the peas. Serve with another drizzle of olive oil and a little fresh cilantro.

  6. We enjoy this dip with gluten free crackers (such as Mary’s Gone Crackers), but it would also be delicious with pita, pita chips, or vegetables. Store leftovers covered in the refrigerator up to 4-5 days.

Notes

*Ensure your green curry paste is vegan-friendly. Our go-to brands are Thai Kitchen and Thai True.
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated without optional ingredients.
*Recipe as originally written makes ~3 cups hummus.

Nutrition Per Serving (1 of 6 half-cup servings)

  • Calories: 178
  • Fat: 10.9g
  • Saturated fat: 1.5g
  • Sodium: 412mg
  • Potassium: 192mg
  • Carbohydrates: 10.9g
  • Fiber: 4.8g
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Protein: 5.4g



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