A Levantine Arab dip made of chickpea paste with various additions, such as olive oil, fresh garlic, lemon juice, and tahini, often eaten with pitta bread, or as a meze. It is mostly eaten in the Levant. (noun)
Examples of word hummus
The word "hummus" is Arabic for "chickpea" or garbanzo bean or ceci bean or chana, so technically, hummus is always made from chickpeas.
Their hummus is rather creamy and it looks really good. rexa Says:
Cold and crisp, I like to toss them into salads, dip them in hummus or use as a garnish in a glass of vegetable juice.
For myself, I made hummus from the instant mix from the PCC bulk bins.
The flavor of hummus is brighter if canned beans are drained and rinsed before using.