Thai Coconut Curry Hummus

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Our family goes through hummus in a hurry. How about yours?

I try to keep hummus in the fridge all the time, because it is a great way to get kids to eat their veggies.

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However, as good as traditional hummus is… We get bored of it. Thankfully hummus is a fabulous platform to jazz up with other flavors. Plus, making hummus from scratch can be cost-effective and allow you to control the fat and sodium content.

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Today I’m sharing my Thai Coconut Curry Hummus, a recipe that is so addictive you’ll make it again and again. You might even get in the habit of making a big batch of hummus once a week.

Thai Coconut Curry Hummus is a blend of chickpeas, creamy coconut milk, red curry paste, garlic and lime. That’s pretty much it. Once seasoned with salt you can top it with chopped Thai basil if desired, or just dig right in.

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Simply place the ingredients in a food processor and puree until smooth. Then taste for salt and season accordingly. The coconut milk takes the place of traditional tahini paste and olive oil, so although it does have fat to provide a silky texture, it’s much less fattening than hummus loaded down with oil.

The blend of the mellow coconut with the vibrant red curry paste, lime, and garlic is a unique combination your family will love.

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Red curry paste is a little spicy, but not nearly as spicy as its counterpart green curry paste. So don’t be afraid to use the full amount.

You can scoop up the hummus with rice crackers, pita chips, or set out an array of fresh cut vegetables with the hummus. My favorite way to serve this Thai Coconut Curry Hummus is with endive leaves.

Healthy, satisfying and packed with exotic flavor!

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Thai Coconut Curry Hummus

Yield: 2 1/2 cups

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Easy 5-Ingredient Thai Coconut Curry Hummus – A creamy hummus recipe loaded with spicy Thai flavors. Healthy, delicious, and great for dipping vegetables!

Ingredients:

  • 2 – 15 ounce cans chickpeas, drained
  • ¾ cup unsweetened full-fat coconut milk
  • 1/3 cup red curry paste (one 4 ounce jar)
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • Zest of 2 limes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Garnish with fresh thai basil leaves

Directions:

  1. Place the chickpeas, red curry paste, garlic, lime zest, and salt in the food processor. Pour ½ cup of coconut milk over the top and cover.
  2. Puree until very smooth, then check the consistency. If you like your hummus a little more loose, add another ¼ coconut milk and puree again.
  3. Scoop into a bowl and sprinkle chopped thai basil over the top. Serve with endive, cut vegetables, or rice crackers.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 2 1/2 cups, Serving Size: 1/20th recipe

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories: 73 Calories
  • Total Fat: 2.1g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.9g
  • Sodium: 452mg
  • Carbohydrates: 11g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 0.1g
  • Protein: 2.2g
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19 comments on “Thai Coconut Curry Hummus

  1. Nicole - Coking for Keepsposted August 14, 2015 at 10:03 am Reply

    Oooo loving this spin on hummus!! I agree, plain old hummus gets super boring at times, a change up is definitely welcomed.

  2. Mariaposted August 14, 2015 at 11:58 am Reply

    What a great twist on traditional hummus!

  3. Shawn @ I Wash You Dryposted August 14, 2015 at 4:35 pm Reply

    I absolutely LOVE homemade hummus. This sounds amazing! I really want to try it with a couple of different kinds of curry paste!

  4. Gaby Dalkinposted August 14, 2015 at 7:38 pm Reply

    We go through hummus pretty quickly as well! This spin on the traditional recipe sounds delicious!! Could totally be my new addiction

  5. Coco in the Kitchenposted August 14, 2015 at 7:55 pm Reply

    Love the curry past in the hummus. It actually goes quite well as cumin is very common in Arabic food.

    Rating: 5
  6. Julie @ Table for Twoposted August 14, 2015 at 10:42 pm Reply

    Super gorgeous color, Sommer!! Love the flavors too. I had a lot of coconut curry in Bali and this brings me right back :)

  7. Lauraposted August 23, 2015 at 10:11 am Reply

    Ooooo yes please! Since I’ve discovered how much I like hummus I’ve been looking for different variations and this is one of by favourites.

  8. Lynneposted August 25, 2015 at 1:23 pm Reply

    I just saw on the Whole Foods site that when the recipe calls for full fat coconut milk it is really saying just the fat and not any of the “water”. Please let us know. Thanks.

    • Sommerposted August 27, 2015 at 9:02 am Reply

      Hi Lynne! I usually shake the can to combine then use it, so it contains both the fat and water. :)

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  10. Jessaposted October 2, 2015 at 6:49 pm Reply

    This is seriously the the most original and best hummus’s that I have ever had! Delicious!! Everyone that has tried it absolutely loves it!

    Rating: 5
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  15. Lona @ Thai food recipesposted June 19, 2016 at 1:26 am Reply

    Love this! I was just thinking about making another roasted carrot hummus last night. Would love to combine that with this – looks so tasty! I love how many different flavor options there are for hummus. I gotta try this one!

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