The truth is, hummus has been made all over these areas for hundreds of years, a dish likely imported west from the chickpea-growing Arab countries to Greece. The only major difference between hummuses lies in how much cumin and tahini, or sesame paste, is used. Turkish hummus substitutes butter for olive oil.Apr 22, 2014
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. Hummus is a common part of everyday meals in Israel.