After countless hours of anticipation and seemingly never-ending months of waiting, our favourite day is finally upon us again. Yes that's right, it's International Hummus Day, obviously. Seeing as hummus is such a Middle Eastern staple (it did originate here after all), it's pretty clear that we've got to set a precedent for how to celebrate this day in style. For that reason, we've compiled a list of 5 tasty and unique hummus dishes that you absolutely have to try.
This unique dish features beet hummus, a tasty, colourful and extra healthy twist on the original dip. Surrounded by protein-rich quinoa, falafel, kale, spinach, cucumber, pumpkin, avocado and edamame beans, this delicious dish is a perfect way to honour the day!
#2 Carrot and Coriander Hummus
Carrot and coriander, one of the culinary world's most classic flavour combinations, gets a brand new edge when combined with hummus in this unique and flavourful dip. Served with a side of bread, pickles and Hummus House dressing, this dish will have you wanting to celebrate hummus day all day, every day!
Order from The Hummus House: JLT
#3 Red Pepper Hummus
Sweet and delicious, this fresh take on the traditional dip will have you viewing hummus in a whole new way. Red peppers are loaded with Vitamin C and antioxidants and combining them with hummus is a genius way to up your daily veg intake! Served with a side of pita chips, for an added crunch.
Order from Barsalata: Downtown Dubai
#4 Steakmous Wrap
So rich, so succulent. This wrap combines juicy steak, spicy potatoes, pine nuts, tomatoes, roasted garlic sauce and a healthy layer of hummus to create a sandwich that's going to knock you off your feet. If it deserves a portmanteau, you know it's got to be worth it.
Order from Mantoushe: JLT
#5 Figgy Hummus
Fresh and fruity, this figgy hummus not only takes a pretty picture, it's good for you too! Packed with fibre, vitamins and several essential minerals, this uniquely textured fruit gives hummus a hint of sweetness that we're sure you're going to love.
Order from Hala Lebanese Organic: World Trade Centre
What are you waiting for? Make sure that you celebrate International Hummus Day in true UAE style!