Muhammara is a classic Syrian dip.  It is made from roasted red peppers, walnuts and olive oil. You may serve it with pita, kebabs or grills.

Muhammara

Cuisine: Mediterranean
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Roasting time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 257 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Muhammara is a classic Syrian dip.  It is made from roasted red peppers, walnuts and olive oil. You may serve it with pita, kebabs or grills. 

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Ingredients

  • 2 Red Bell Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Pomegranate Molasses
  • 1 cup Walnuts
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Aleppo Chilli Flakes
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 cup Bread Crumbs

Instructions

  1. Pre heat the oven to 400 degree F.

  2. Put the red bell peppers on a baking tray and roast for 40-55 minutes until their skin is charred.

  3. Keep rotating the peppers after every 10 minutes.

  4. Remove the tray from the oven and let the peppers cool down.

  5. Peel the skin of the peppers and cut them into small pieces.

  6. Add all the ingredients in a food processor and blend to make a coarse mixture.

  7. Transfer the dip into a shallow serving bowl.

  8. Drizzle some more olive oil on top.

  9. Garnish with crushed walnuts, pomegranate seeds and parsley.

  10. Serve with pita chips, crackers or use as sandwich spread.

Nutrition Facts
Muhammara
Amount Per Serving
Calories 257 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 37mg 2%
Potassium 178mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 5g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 24.8%
Vitamin C 63.3%
Calcium 3.2%
Iron 6.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.