Chickpea Spread

Hummus Bil T’heena

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    9

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey

The Gaza Kitchen

By Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt

Published 2021

  • About

Known the world over, with hotly contested rights of political “ownership” (including a petition by the Association of Lebanese Industrialists to grant it protected status), hummus is a centuries-old regional staple that you will always find at the breakfast and supper table in Gaza, more often purchased at street-side stands than made at home. In Khan Younis, there is a holein-the-wall hummus shop that has lines around the block every day of the week. The owner, a native o