Pumpkin, Kumara and Garlic Hummus

300g pumpkin and kumara, peeled and roughly chopped

4 cloves garlic, peeled

2 tbsp Oil

1 Tsp Ground cumin

400g Chickpeas, canned

2 tsp Lemon juice, or less to taste



1.         Preheat oven to 180C. Toss pumpkin and garlic in oil, ground cumin and a little salt. Cook in a shallow roasting dish for 20 to 30 minutes until then cool

2.        Place pumpkin, kumara and garlic mixture in food processor with rinsed and drained chickpeas. Blend to smooth paste. Add salt, freshly ground black pepper and lemon juice to taste.

3.        Serve with toasted pita wedges, crackers or similar to dip.