Warm Hummus in a Cumin & Olive Oil Broth

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      45 min

Appears in
The Jewelled Kitchen

By Bethany Kehdy

Published 2013

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This rustic winter vegetarian dish, called hummus balila, is served warm. Served with Spiced Naked Mini Sausages or chorizo it also makes a robust, non-veggie main course. Allspice can be substituted if cumin is too powerful a flavour for you.


  • 400 g/14 oz/2 cups dried chickpeas, soaked overnight and cooked, or


  1. Strain the cooked chickpeas, reserving about 120 ml/4 fl oz/½ cup cooking liquid. Put t