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Hummus (/ˈhʊməs/, /ˈhʌməs/; Arabic: حُمُّص‎, 'chickpeas'; full Arabic name: ḥummuṣ bi-ṭ-ṭaḥīna Arabic: حمص بالطحينة‎, 'chickpeas with tahini') is a Middle Eastern dip, spread, or savory dish made from cooked, mashed chickpeas blended with tahini, lemon juice, and garlic. The standard garnish in the Middle East includes olive oil, a few whole chickpeas, parsley, and paprika.

In Middle Eastern cuisine, it is usually eaten as a dip, with pita bread. In the West, it is now produced industrially, and is often served as a snack or appetizer with crackers.

The word hummus comes from Arabic: حُمُّص‎‎, romanizedḥummuṣ 'chickpeas'. The full name of the prepared spread in Arabic is ḥummuṣ bi ṭaḥīna 'chickpeas with tahini'. The colloquial Arabic word ḥummuṣ is a variant of the Arabic ḥimmaṣ or ḥimmiṣ which may be derived from the Aramaic language (ḥemṣīn, ḥemṣāy), corresponding to the Syriac word for chickpeas: ḥem(m)ṣē. The word entered the English language around the mid-20th century from the Arabic ḥummuṣ or via its borrowing for the name of the dish in Turkish: humus.

Spelling of the word in English can be inconsistent, though most major dictionaries from American and British publishers give hummus as the primary spelling. Some American dictionaries give hommos as an alternative, while British dictionaries give houmous or hoummos. Other spellings include homous, houmos, houmus, and similar variants. While humus (as it is spelled in Turkish) is sometimes found, it is avoided as a heteronym of humus, organic matter in soil.

Although multiple different theories and claims of origins exist in various parts of the Middle East, evidence is insufficient to determine the precise location or time of the invention of hummus. Its basic ingredients—chickpeas, sesame, lemon, and garlic—have been combined and eaten in Egypt and the Levant over centuries. Though regional populations widely ate chickpeas, and often cooked them in stews and other hot dishes, puréed chickpeas eaten cold with tahini do not appear before the Abbasid period in Egypt and the Levant.

The earliest known written recipes for a dish resembling hummus bi tahina are recorded in cookbooks written in Cairo in the 13th century. A cold purée of chickpeas with vinegar and pickled lemons with herbs, spices, and oil, but no tahini or garlic, appears in the Kanz al-Fawa'id fi Tanwi' al-Mawa'id; and a purée of chickpeas and tahini called hummus kasa appears in the Kitab Wasf al-Atima al-Mutada: it is based on puréed chickpeas and tahini, and acidulated with vinegar (though not lemon), but it also contains many spices, herbs, and nuts, and no garlic. It is also served by rolling it out and letting it sit overnight, which presumably gives it a very different texture from hummus bi tahina.

As an appetizer and dip, diners scoop hummus with flatbread, such as pita. It is also served as part of a meze or as an accompaniment to falafel, grilled chicken, fish, or eggplant. Garnishes include chopped tomato, cucumber, coriander, parsley, caramelized onions, sautéed mushrooms, whole chickpeas, olive oil, hard-boiled eggs, paprika, sumac, ful, olives, pickles, and pine nuts. Outside the Middle East, it is sometimes served with tortilla chips or crackers.

Hummus ful (pronounced [fuːl]) is topped with a paste made from fava beans boiled until soft and then crushed. Hummus msabbaha/mashawsha is a mixture of hummus paste, warm chickpeas, and tahini.

Hummus is a popular dip in Egypt where it is eaten with pita, and frequently flavored with cumin or other spices.

For Palestinians and Jordanians, hummus has long been a staple food, often served as a warm dish, with bread for breakfast, lunch or dinner. All of the ingredients in hummus are easily found in Palestinian gardens, farms and markets, thus adding to the availability and popularity of the dish. In Palestine, hummus is usually garnished, with olive oil, "nana" mint leaves, paprika, and parsley. A related dish popular in Palestine and Jordan is laban ma' hummus ("yogurt and chickpeas"), which uses yogurt in the place of tahini and butter in the place of olive oil and is topped with pieces of toasted bread.

Hummus is a common part of everyday meals in Israel. It is made from ingredients that, following Kashrut (Jewish dietary laws), can be combined with both meat and dairy meals. Jewish immigrants arriving from Europe in the late 19th and early 20th century adopted much of the local Palestinian cuisine, including hummus, though it traditionally has been part of the cuisine of the Mizrahi Jews who lived in Arabic-speaking lands. The many Mizrahi Jewish immigrants from these countries brought their own unique variations, such as hummus with fried eggplant and boiled eggs prepared by Iraqi Jews, and Hasa Al Hummus, a chickpea soup preferred by Moroccans. The Yemenite quarter of Tel Aviv is known for its hummus with traditional skhug hot sauce. More recently, African immigrants have brought specialties such as Sudanese Hummus Darfur, with eggs, tomatoes, and grated cheese. Arab Israelis and Jews alike seek out authentic hummus in Arab hummusia, restaurants specializing in hummus dishes, making famous such Arab villages as Abu Gosh and Kafr Yasif. Enthusiasts travel to the more remote Arab and Druze villages in the northern Galilee region in search of the perfect hummus experience.

Although sometimes criticized as Jewish appropriation of Palestinian and Arab culture, hummus has been adopted as an unofficial "national dish" of Israel, reflecting its huge popularity and significance among the entire Israeli population. Many restaurants run by Mizrahi Jews and Arab citizens of Israel are dedicated to warm hummus, which may be served as chick peas softened with baking soda along with garlic, olive oil, cumin and tahini. One of the hummus versions available is msabbaha, made with lemon-spiked tahini garnished with whole chick peas, a sprinkling of paprika and a drizzle of olive oil.

One author calls hummus, "One of the most popular and best-known of all Syrian dishes" and a "must on any mezzeh table." Syrian and Lebanese in Canada's Arab diaspora prepare and consume hummus along with other dishes like falafel, kibbeh and tabbouleh, even among the third- and fourth-generation offspring of the original immigrants.

In Cyprus, hummus is part of the local cuisine in both Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot communities where it is called "humoi" (Greek: χούμοι). In the United Kingdom, hummus was popularized by Greek Cypriot caterers, sometimes leading to a perception of it being a Greek food, though it is not well known in Greece.[citation needed]

In Turkey, hummus is considered a meze and usually oven-dried with pastırma, which differs from the traditional serving.

In the United States and Europe, hummus is commercially available in numerous traditional and non-traditional varieties, such as beet or chocolate.

Chickpeas, the main ingredient of conventional hummus, have appreciable amounts of dietary fiber, protein, vitamin B6, manganese and other nutrients.

As hummus recipes vary, so does nutritional content, depending primarily on the relative proportions of chickpeas, tahini, and water. Hummus provides roughly 170 calories for 100 grams, and is a good to excellent (more than 10% of the Daily Value) source of dietary fiber, vitamin B6, and several dietary minerals.

Fat content, mostly from tahini and olive oil, is about 14% of the total; other major components are 65% water, 17% total carbohydrates, including a small amount of sugar, and about 10% protein.

In 2006, hummus was present in 12 percent of American households, rising to 17 percent by early 2009. One commentator attributed the growth of hummus to America's embrace of ethnic and exotic foods.

While in 2006–08 when some 15 million Americans consumed hummus, and annual national sales were about $5 million, sales growth in 2016 was reflected by an estimated 25% of US households consuming hummus. By 2016, the leading American hummus manufacturer, Sabra Dipping Company, held a 62% market share for hummus sales in the United States, and was forecast to exceed $1 billion in sales in 2017. To meet the rising consumer demand for hummus, American farmers increased their production of chickpeas four-fold since 2009, harvesting more than 100,000,000 pounds (45,000,000 kg) in 2015, an increase from 25,000,000 pounds (11,000,000 kg) in 2009. Hummus consumption has been so popular, many tobacco farmers have switched to growing chickpeas to meet demand.

Hummus has served as a symbol of national identity for both Lebanon and Israel and is at the center of a rhetorical battle between the two countries.

In October 2008, the Association of Lebanese Industrialists petitioned to the Lebanese Ministry of Economy and Trade to request protected status from the European Commission for hummus as a uniquely Lebanese food, similar to the Protected Geographical Status rights held over regional food items by various European Union countries. As of late 2009, the Lebanese Industrialists Association was still "collecting documents and proof" to support its claim.

The 2005 short film West Bank Story features a rivalry between two fictional restaurants, the Israeli "Kosher King" and the Palestinian "Hummus Hut". A parody of West Side Story, which is itself an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, the film won the 2006 Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film. In 2012, Australian filmmaker Trevor Graham released a documentary, Make Hummus Not War, on the political and gastronomic aspects of hummus.

Lebanon and Israel have been engaged in a competition over the largest dish of hummus, as validated by the Guinness World Record, as a form of contestation of "ownership". The "title" has gone back and forth between Israel (2008), Lebanon (2009), Israel (January 2010), and, as of 2021, Lebanon (May 2010). The winning dish, cooked by 300 cooks in the village of al-Fanar, near Beirut, weighed approximately 10,450 kilograms (23,040 lb), more than double the weight of the previous record. According to local media, the recipe included eight tons of boiled chick peas, two tonnes of tahini, two tonnes of lemon juice, and 70 kilograms (150 lb) of olive oil.

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Days away to the big game! Let's do another competition. Would you rather make the Hummus Trio or Hearty Chili? Or,…
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@emtorr13 oh bet, hearing a lot of hummus, dried fruit and other stuff too. thank you!
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RT @DairyFreeGina: Easy to make& better than store bought-- try my Classic Hummus made with items from your pantry!
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@shittysadgirl mE APETECE ZANAHORIA Y HUMMUS 😩😩😩😩😩😩
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Cómo nunca antes me había hecho hummus??? Qué GLORIA
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RT @larascottmedia: Hubby grabbed dinner from @LunaGrill on the way home! We love the #MediterraneanDiet, and I’m obsessed w/ #LunaGrill’s…
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@KansasCommunist @herosnvrdie69 @posadist_trapgd He can join Erica and I in Cancelvania...we’re already there for our anti-hummus stance😂
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My cooking is levelling up uno, pitta bread with lamb/chicken/salad/hummus & mixed herbs
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RT @NESN: David Pastrnak made history in the Bruins' win over the Flyers.
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Had to break my fast after sleeping all yesterday and last night. Ate some chicken breast with hummus and a vanilla…
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RT @AINEDAVISDOTCOM: Me when Hummus tells a joke
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RT @CapelLofft: Let me be leader for a few months, & I'd drive every hummus-fancier out of the party within days. Step 1: Buy a union jack…
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bam ja hab endlich ein stabmixer bekommen jz kann ich baba hummus machen 😫😫😫😫😫🙏🙏🙏🙏💯💯💯
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RT @Healthline: From hummus to bananas, we've got 27 foods that can give you the energy boost you need.
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RT @AINEDAVISDOTCOM: Me when Hummus tells a joke
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Just letting @sailerman502 know that I had hummus and red bell peppers for lunch. That is all!
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RT @BlueDiamond_90: Croquetas, hummus, pesto de avellanas y ensaladilla. Todo casero. ❤️
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@Timcast Its all about the right language.
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@hummuswithpita ur hummus, shush
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RT @phillymag: Did you know you can get Dizengoff hummus, Kismet bagels, and Federal Donuts delivered through @gopuff? You do now!
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RT @__gastelum: Amigos, estoy vendiendo un muy rico hummus, tengo 3 sabores: chipotle, jalapeño y tomate, en presentaciones de 250 gr y 500…
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@krawallnanusch - Hummus - Erbsenpürree (mit Minze gewürzt) - Cenovis - Die vegetarische Le Parfait - Zerdrücktes h…
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RT @skhunt92: 5. Los Shawarmas del Aladdin (ya no sé si se llaman así 😂) pero son buenos, bonitos y baratos. Además venden un rico hummus y…
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@GabyRudolf Ei! Super Idee. Und Hummus hab ich auch da. (Die anderen Vorschläge sind sicher auch fein, aber zu exot…
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@umienne Ei ist ne super Idee. Hummus, da muss ich noch überlegen wie kombinieren...
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@bachstreetgirl @BGaytion Yeah that was always my problem with dessert hummus, I do like strawberries with chocolate hummus.
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I want to get a really nice cheese board delivered, with hummus and crackers and relishes and figs. Any idea?
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RT @fussballstories: בזמן שהיא רחוקה מאוד מאור הזרקורים של הבונדסליגה, יכולה רוט-וויס אסן להתהדר בממוצע מדהים של 11,000 אוהדים. המועדון משח…
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@xLulaCrossingx On days where it just seems too much hummus is your friend. Hummus & some dipping veggies, hummus…
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RT @Bubblenoma: I want to get a really nice cheese board delivered, with hummus and crackers and relishes and figs. Any idea?
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Amid the pandemic, chef Fred Caffarena and his partner started a business focused on #hummus, #MakeHommusNotWar. Th…
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@krawallnanusch Eiaufstrich, Liptauer, Topfenaufstrich, Baba Ganoush, Muhammara, Erdäpfelkas, Melanzani-Manouri-Au…
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Today and tomorrow (Fri and Sat for you fellow folks who lose time) we are at The Colony Food Truck Yard from 11am-…
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@Eva201900 Ja, definitiv! Und Hummus hab ich zufälligerweise auch da.
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Tzatziki Hummus - if you like tzatziki and you like hummus, you will LOVE this Tzatziki Hummus!
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This tasty taco hummus is a party on a plate! It makes a fun party appetizer to share with friends or a great snack for the family to faceplant into after school + work. #hummus #chickpeas #tacos #appetizer #snack #partyfood #glutenfree #vegetairan #vegan
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This homemade hummus recipe is quick and easy to make, super-smooth and creamy, and tastes so fresh and flavorful! Plus it's ready to go in just 5 minutes. Serve it a dip, spread, or whatever sounds good! | gimmesomeoven.com #hummus #dip #healthy #glutenfree #vegan #vegetarian #appetizer #snack
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With just a few simple tricks, you really can make smooth homemade hummus from scratch and yes, we really do think it’s better than store-bought // #hummus #hummusrecipe #recipes #mealplanning
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Mar 24, 2021 04:07
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Spring Hummus Recipe! 💚💚☘️🍀🥗 Ingredients - 💚 1 cup canned / boiled chickpeas.💚 5-7 cloves of garlic 💚 10 tablespoons Olive oil💚 Pinch of salt💚 1 tablespoon Toasted sesame seeds💚 1/4th cup boiled Green grams ( Hare channe )💚 1 green chili 💚 1 table spoon Spring onion leaves or Chives (chopped)Method-☀️ Put everything together in a food processor or mixture jar and grind together.☀️ Add more olive oil if required to make a thick paste consistency.☀️ Transfer in a air tight bowl , sprinkle some greens or paprika and drizzle some olive oil and serve with pita bread or any other accompaniments.☀️ Can keep air tight in refrigerator for 2 -3 days ✌️🥰✨
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Mar 24, 2021 04:07
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HummusThis new Middle Eastern joint has just opened in Mt Hawthorn! Although they are still in their ‘soft launch’ phase, they are open and ready to serve you delicious food. They have 6 different types of hummus! Don’t be alarmed if you see minimal seating at the front, they have a secret garden in the back 🪴Here’s what we tried:- “Hummus and WA chips” ($13.50) it was basically a meat box 😍 we picked the home marinade slow roasted chicken and classic hummus- “Kebab and Hummus” ($12.50) we chose doner as the filling with garlic hummus - Shirazi salad ($5)(Rest of the menu on last photo) We were so full by the end we weren’t even able to finish all the chips! Be sure to check them out @hummusfullstop
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Mar 24, 2021 04:07
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Guten Morgen 🙂Ich komme gerade vom Augenarzt und frühstücke erst einmal in Ruhe. Draußen ist es sonnig und die Luft wird endlich frühlingshafter . Das tut richtig gut . Dazu blühen die Krokusse und die Vögel zwitschern . Ich hab mir einen Sesamring gekauft und gestern schon vorsorglich Hummus . Später werd ich das Wetter nutzen und etwas in meinen Garten gehen . Die letzten Tage mit diesem ganzen Corona Chaos haben sehr an meinen Nerven gezerrt und ich möchte heute einfach mal nichts davon lesen . Am Samstag habe ich dann meinen ersten Impftermin und bin , ehrlich gesagt , etwas verunsichert da ich Astra Zeneca erhalten werde .Aber für heute denke ich einfach mal nur an schöne Dinge und wünsche euch auch einen wunderbaren Mittwoch 🌱☀️☕️💗#frühling #mittwoch #kleinesglück #vogelgezwitscher #hummus #simit #muhammara #sesam #kaffee #moin #staystrong
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