No, actually and with all due respect, you are wrong: chickpeas have been known to man since the dawn of civilization, including Indian civilization. However, the combination of chickpea paste, tahini, lemon, and a little salt is the Hummus created in the middle east by Arabs. We are talking here about hummus, not chickpeas, Sir!
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from the article: Hummus is standard fare at the White House, thanks to Obama's chef