Spicy Hummus Al Sham (Halabsa – Chickpea soup/drink)

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Authorbaidoone
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One of the more popular recipes in Egypt, and the people like to eat it in the winter, which called Halabsa, while the rest of the Arab Countries: Palestine, Syria, and Lebanon they called it Hummus Al Sham. You can even find hummas stands on the streets and it tastes delicious!

Yields6 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 10 mins

 1 lbs. (500 gr) chickpeas
 1 tsp cumin
 1 tsp ginger
 1 tsp paprika
 1 tsp hot sauce
 1 tsp lemon juice
 1 tsp salt

1

Soak the chickpeas in lukewarm water for about 8 hours.

2

Pour about 3 cups of water into a saucepan and put it on high heat until it boils.

3

Add the chickpeas and leave it on the stove until it becomes tender, about an hour.

4

Take the pot off the stove and add the lemon juice to it.

5

Season with salt, cumin, ginger, paprika, and hot sauce.

6

Stir the ingredients. Serve in a cup with one part chickpeas and 2 parts soup. Enjoy.

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Ingredients

 1 lbs. (500 gr) chickpeas
 1 tsp cumin
 1 tsp ginger
 1 tsp paprika
 1 tsp hot sauce
 1 tsp lemon juice
 1 tsp salt

Directions

1

Soak the chickpeas in lukewarm water for about 8 hours.

2

Pour about 3 cups of water into a saucepan and put it on high heat until it boils.

3

Add the chickpeas and leave it on the stove until it becomes tender, about an hour.

4

Take the pot off the stove and add the lemon juice to it.

5

Season with salt, cumin, ginger, paprika, and hot sauce.

6

Stir the ingredients. Serve in a cup with one part chickpeas and 2 parts soup. Enjoy.

Spicy Hummus Al Sham (Halabsa – Chickpea soup/drink)

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