Ramadan Recipes: Muhammara

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 12 April 2023 Last update: Monday، 15 May 2023
Ramadan Recipes: Muhammara

Muhammara is originally a Syrian dip, common to the city of Aleppo in Syria but also popular in the Middle Eastern cuisines. Made by blending roasted red peppers and walnuts into a sweet, tangy and savory mixture. It is a quick and easy recipe that can be prepared in a few minutes using a food processor. Muhammara is traditionally served with pita bread and is known for its delicious taste.

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  • Ingredients

    • 10 Minutes
    • 6 Serving
    • 217 Calories
3 large red peppers or substitute with jarred roasted red peppers
½ cup breadcrumbs
½ cup walnuts raw, unsalted
2 tablespoons pomegranate molasses
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
1 large garlic clove
1 teaspoon aleppo pepper or substitute with half the amount in chilli flakes
½ teaspoon salt
4 sun dried tomatoes optional - see notes
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Method & Directions

    • 35 Minutes
  1. Preheat
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Preheat oven to 450F
  2. Wash
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Wash and halve red peppers, removing the seeds
  3. Char Red Peppers
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Char the red peppers in a pan over medium-high heat for 5-6 minutes
  4. Bake and Cover
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Bake the peppers in the oven for 30-45 minutes. Then, cover the pan with foil and let the peppers rest for 10 minutes.
  5. Peel Peppers
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Peel the peppers and discard the skins
  6. Toast
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Toast bread crumbs and walnuts in separate oil-free pans over medium heat
  7. Blend
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Blend roasted peppers, bread crumbs, walnuts, and other ingredients in a food processor until a textured paste forms
  8. Spread then Serve
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Spread dip onto a dish and garnish with pomegranate molasses, walnuts, and parsley. Serve with pita bread
  • Nutrition Facts

Calories 217
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