Hummus Sham (Halabisa – Chickpea soup/drink)

Hummus Sham (Halabisa – Chickpea soup/drink)


Hummus Sham Halabisa is a very popular drink/soup in Egypt. You can even find hummas stands on the streets in many corners in Egypt and it tastes delicious!

Ingredients: Servings: 10 people (1 cup serving)

  • 6 cups of chickpeas (garbanzo beans) or canned
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 1 medium onion
  • juice of one lemon
  • 3 medium tomatoes fresh
  • 2 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 2 tbsp cumin
  • 2 teaspoon salt



  1. Bring the beans to a boil and leave it like that for about 30 minutes, t and let it simmer on low heat.
  2. Add the diced tomatoes, paste, minced garlic, chopped onion, salt, cumin and lemon juice.
  3. Serve in a cup with one part chickpeas and 2 parts soup.
  4. Add some red hot pepper (dried) if you want a little spice in your hummus
  5. Enjoy


Nutrition Information:
Serving size: 1 cup
Calories: 90
Fat: 0 g
Carbohydrates: 17 g
Sodium: 600 mg
Protein: 3.5 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg

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