3 Easy, Simple Dips Packed With Nutrition!

1. Easy Prebiotic Curd Dip

Ingredients

Serves 1

  • 4-5 tablespoons curd or greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon mixed herbs (thyme, basil, oregano)
  • A pinch of pink himalayan salt
  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika powder
  • Finely chopped or grated veggies of your choice (I recommend cucumber, carrot, and purple cabbage)
  • Chopped vegetable sticks to dip (these are THE HEALTHIEST option to use with any dip)

Method

  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl and enjoy!

2. Skinny 2 Minute Avocado Dip!

Ingredients

Serves 1

  • 1/4th avocado (mash with a fork)
  • 1 tablespoon mixed herbs (thyme, basil, oregano)
  • A squeeze of lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon curd or greek yogurt
  • A pinch of pink himalayan salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika powder (optional)
  • A pinch of garlic powder

Method

  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl and enjoy with chopped vegetable sticks!

3. Homemade Hummus

Ingredients

Serves 1

  • 1/2 cup chickpeas, soaked in water overnight
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ tsp pink salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 pinch baking soda
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Sumac or Paprika powder for taste

Method

  • Rinse the soaked chickpeas in water. Drain all the water and add the chickpeas in a 2 litre pressure cooker.
  • Add ½ teaspoon salt, 1 pinch of baking soda and 1.5 cups water.
  • Pressure cook on medium flame for 10-15 minutes.
  • Remove the lid and check the chickpeas.
  • Mash them with a spoon to check. They should be completely cooked. You can even taste them, they should melt in the mouth.
  • In a food processor or blender add chopped garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, 1/2 teaspoon cumin.
  • Grind or blend to a fine or semi-fine consistency.
  • Add the cooked chickpeas.
  • Grind or blend till smooth and light. If you are unable to grind, then add 2 to 3 tablespoons water.
  • Transfer to a bowl and enjoy with chopped vegetable sticks!