Sumac Hummus with Instant Lavash Crackers

Sumac Hummus - A twist on a classic! spiced hummus prepared with tangy arabic spice Sumac.  A must try recipe that is so simple and easy to make and delicious to eat. Perfect to go with Instant Lavash Crackers! 


There is no doubt that hummus is one of the delicious and healthier dip out there, and so easy to prepare. Just follow the simple classic version and put your imagination and you will have countless variations to keep your taste buds on their toes. We absolutely enjoy hummus, whether it is
Roasted spicy aubergine hummus, 
Caramelized Onion Hummus
Roasted carrot and Coriander Hummus
Roasted Garlic Hummus
Raosted Red Pepper hummus
Jalapeno Hummus

We can have these hummus with either vegetable crudités ,crackers or as spread or just eat it with the spoon. This time I made Lavash or Lavosh, thin ,crispy and crunchy bread which hails from Middle east. Authentic Lavash made from flour, salt and water, sometimes yeast is used too and sesame seeds sprinkled on before baking.

However nowadays I have seen Lavash sprinkled with various kind of seeds, herbs, Cheese and spices. Lavash are delicious as picnic or pre dinner nibble and often served with middle eastern dips like hummus, Baba Ghanoush , Tatziki or with soft cheese.

when you are in a hurry and TV screen on pause, as family members are getting impatience you don't want to be in the kitchen, do you? Then your brain starts ticking and you come up with a great Instant Lavash Crackers. Okay, one might say it's not traditionally prepared, but definitely tastes great. Also crunchy, spicy and flavourful.

I used wholemeal seeded Tortilla wraps, just a little margarine and for topping I used various kind of seeds, herbs and paprika. In less than ten minutes we had perfect, delicious and healthy crackers, which we immensely enjoyed while watching cricket match because hummus and Lavash are an excellent snack food to have around when you have a company of friends and family.


Instant Lavash Crackers

  • 3-4 seeded tortilla wraps 
  • 1 tbsp. margarine
  • and for topping sesame seeds ( Black and white ) poppy, cumin seeds, few dried herbs and paprika. 

Preheat oven to gas mark 6.
Take one tortilla wrap, place on a baking sheet and apply very little margarine thinly.
Sprinkle seeds, herbs and paprika.
Now with using pizza cutter cut tortilla into stripes but not all the way, keep ends together so you still have round tortilla wrap but cut in between.
Bake for no more than five minutes. Keep an eye on like a hawk. ( experience speaks :P )
Remove from the oven and let it cool for a couple of minutes, it will get hardened more once it cools down.
Serve with sumac hummus.

Hummus, Sumac, Chickpea dip, middle eastern dip
Dip, Snack
Middle Eastern, Lebanese
Yield: 4 servings

Sumac Hummus

Sumac Hummus - A twist on a classic! spiced hummus prepared with tangy arabic spice Sumac. A must try recipe that is so simple and easy to make and delicious to eat. Perfect to go with Instant Lavash Crackers!
prep time: 5 minscook time: 5 minstotal time: 10 mins


  • 150 g boiled chickpeas
  • 25 g tahini
  • 1 tsp. Sumac + some to sprinkle
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • Few tbsp. water
  • 3-4 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil + 1 tsp. for garnishing
  • 3 tbsp. parsley + little for garnishing
  • Pinch freshly ground black pepper


  1. Place all the ingredients in a food processor or blender jar.
  2. Whirl away until smooth and combined.
  3. If the mixture is too thick add little more oil and little water.
  4. Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary.
  5. Transfer in a serving bowl, garnish with the remaining oil, sumac and parsley. 
  6. Serve with Instant Lavash crackers or your favourite crackers or toasted pitta bread and veggies for a healthy snack. 
  7. You can store this hummus in a jar up to 3-4 days in a refrigerator.
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