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Humus is a Middle Eastern appetizer made with chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, salt and olive oil. It is also spelled “Houmous” and “Humus”. It derives from the Arabic word “humus” which means “chickpea”. 

Humus originates from the Middle East. Countries such as Lebanon, Armenia, Palestine, Israel, Syria and Turkey are identified with humus. Although each country has its own humus recipes and cooking methods, the basic ingredients and flavor are the same. 

History of humus 

Although the exact history of humus is unknown, it is certain that it dates back to the Middle East. The fact that the word humus derives from the Arabic word “humus” meaning “chickpea” suggests that the origin of this dish may be the Arabian Peninsula or the Levant region. 

The first written records of humus were found in Egypt in the 13th century. The 12th century cookbook of Ibn Sayyar al-Warraq includes a recipe called “humus bi tahina” (chickpeas with tahini). This recipe uses chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic and olive oil. 

Humus spread all over the world from the Middle East. In the 20th century, it became popular in Europe and America. Today, humus is consumed as an appetizer or main course in many parts of the world. 

There are different rumors about the history of humus. According to one rumor, humus was first consumed by the pharaohs in Egypt. According to another rumor, humus was first made by the Romans in Palestine. 

Whatever the history of humus, it is clear that this delicious and nutritious dish has been loved by people for centuries. 

How to make humus? 

Making humus is quite simple. Boil or cook the chickpeas and puree them together with tahini, lemon juice, garlic, salt and olive oil. A blender or food processor can be used to get a smooth consistency. 

Benefits of Humus 

Although the exact history of humus is unknown, it is thought to have first appeared in Egypt or the Levant. The word humus derives from the Arabic word “humus”, which means “chickpea”. 

Humus is rich in protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals. It is therefore recommended to be consumed as part of a healthy diet. Some of the benefits of humus are as follows: 

– Protects heart health. 

– Helps lower cholesterol. 

– Balances blood sugar. 

– Regulates the digestive system. 

– Strengthens the immune system. 

– Protects bone health. 

Where to Eat Humus? 

Humus lovers can experience this flavor at Galeyan Restaurant. You can make a reservation at https://galeyann.com/ to try Humus-u Ala. 

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Alemdar, Ticarethane Sk. No:13/b, 34110 Fatih/İstanbul

+90 (212) 513 83 90

info@galeyann.com

Alemdar, Ticarethane Sk. No:13/b, 34110 Fatih/İstanbul

info@galeyann.com