muhammara

Muhammara

Muhammara or mhammara is a Red pepper and walnut dip originally from Aleppo, Syria, found in Levantine and Turkish cuisines.

A dip with a different taste, texture and flavor than your usual dips. Walnut, red pepper, pomegranate molasses render a taste you will never forget. I don’t have pomegranate molasses so I am using sumac powder instead.

I must say Air Fryer is also really good in roasting vegetables.I roast this pepper in Air Fryer but you can also roast it in oven or on stove.

You can eat this dip with crispy bread slices or corn tortilla chips.

Ingredients,

  • Red bell pepper   1
  • Walnuts   3 tbsp
  • Lemon juice  1-1/2  tbsp
  • Salt  1/4 tsp or as required
  • Red Chili powder   1/4 tsp or as required
  • Garlic clove  1
  • Extra virgin olive oil   1 tbsp + more for garnishing
  • Sumac powder  1/2 tsp

List 2,

  • Fresh bread crumbs  2 tbsp

Directions,

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Take red bell pepper, take out seeds.
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Now roast it in air fryer at 180 C for almost 15-20 minutes.
Or roast it in oven at 180 C for 1/2 hour.
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Roast it until you see black skin and you can peel it easily.
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Let it cool then peel the skin.
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Now in a chopper add all above list 1 ingredients.
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Chop very fine.
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Cut edges of bread slice then chop it , make bread crumbs.
Add 2 tbsp these bread crumbs in this. Mix well and taste, you need more salt or red chili powder, add in.
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Garnish it with olive oil, walnut pieces.
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