You will need a food processor, blender, or hand blender to make this.
Add all ingredients and blend until very smooth. Taste and adjust for salt, lime, and cayenne flavors to your taste if you like.
If you don’t have tahini, you can grind an equivalent amount of whole sesame seeds in your food processor before adding the other ingredients for the basil lime hummus. Or you could also add sesame oil, but not toasted sesame oil. Amchur is an Indian spice made from dried unripe green mangoes. It is commonly used in North Indian cuisine, coming from a time when lemons and limes weren’t available due to the climate. Buy Amchur.Amchur has a dry sour taste, and is a delight to use in the kitchen. Ground Persian lime can be used as a substitute for amchur if Persian food is more to your liking. Buy Persian Lime.In the absence of either of these, you can definitely add more fresh lime as a substitute. A note about the cayenne pepper. If you prefer something less spicy, you could substitute with garlic, paprika, or black pepper.