Lentil Tabbouleh with simple Hummus – By Gurjyote Sethi

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Gurjyote Sethi
Gurjyote Sethi

Lentil Tabbouleh

 Ingredients

  • 200 g puy lentilsLentil Tabbouleh
  • 1 bunch of spring onions
  • 200 g ripe cherry tomatoes
  • 1 large bunch of fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 large bunch of fresh mint
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon

Method

  1. Rinse the lentils, then cook in plenty of salted water until tender. Drain and set aside to cool.
  2. Trim and finely slice the spring onions, halve the tomatoes, then pick and finely chop the herb leaves.
  3. Mix the cooled lentils with the spring onions, tomatoes, herbs and 4 tablespoons of oil. Add the lemon juice to taste, season with sea salt and black pepper, then serve.

Hummus

Hummus
Ingredients

  • 400 g tin of chickpeas
  • 1 small clove of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 1 lemon
  • extra virgin olive oil

Method

  1. Drain and tip the chickpeas into a food processor.
  2. Peel and add the garlic, then add the tahini, a good squeeze of lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of oil.
  3. Season with a pinch of sea salt, then pop the lid on and blitz.
  4. Use a spatula to scrape the houmous down the sides of the bowl, then blitz again until smooth.
  5. Have a taste and add more lemon juice or a splash of water to loosen, if needed, then transfer to a serving bowl.
  6. Serve with warm flatbreads.

Gurjyote Singh Sethi, has over 16 years’ experience in the hospitality Industry. He has been associated with leading hotels like the Hyatt Regency New Delhi, Marriott Welcome Hotel, Fusion (Multi cuisine food Joint) Self Owned, Crowne Plaza Gurgaon by (IHG), and Aman Resorts New Delhi, The Claridges Surajkund and Vivanta by Taj at Surajkund. Email: gurjyote@gmail.com