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Muhammara (Roast Capsicum and Walnut Dip)



500 g


  • 3 red capsiums
  • 80g walnuts
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 20g breadcrumbs
  • 40g pomegranate molasses
  • 1 small red chilli (seeded)
  • 20g lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1tsp paprika
  • 50g extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 6
    Preparation 40min
  • 7
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Recipe's preparation

    Muhammara (Roast Capsicum and Walnut Dip)
  1. Preheat oven to 240 degrees.


  2. Quarter capsicums. Remove seeds and membrane and place skin side up on an oven tray lined with foil or baking paper.


  3. Cook for about half an hour or until skins blisters and blackens. Place in a plastic bag and seal.  Leave for 10 minutes before peeling skin away from capsicum flesh.


  4. Reduce oven to 180 degrees.


  5. Place walnuts on an oven tray and toast for 5 minutes or until toasted. Cool.


  6. Add garlic to bowl and blitz for 3 seconds, speed 7.

    Add walnuts and blitz for 3 seconds, speed 7.


  7. Add capsicum, walnuts, breadcrumbs, pomegranate molasses (see my separate recipe), chilli, lemon juice, cumin, paprika, salt and pepper into Thermomix bowl and blend for 10 seconds, speed 5.



  8. With the motor still running and MC cap in, pour the olive oil into the lid.  Keep motor running for about 10 seconds after all oil has dripped through into bowl.


  9. Transfer to a bowl and refrigerate until cold.  Serve with pita crisps.


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  • Great recipe.I upped the cumin to 1 teaspoon. I...

    Submitted by Gai49 on 25. October 2018 - 16:09.

    Great recipe.I upped the cumin to 1 teaspoon. I did not use chilli but used approx 3/4teaspoon of chilli salt. I have made this a few times now and have added a bit extra pomegranate molasses if it needed it. Great with fried cauliflower and other vegetables.

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  • Fantastic dip - so full of

    Submitted by jancee on 18. September 2016 - 10:15.

    Fantastic dip - so full of flavour.   I used smoked paprika.

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