In Arabic the word hummus is used to describe the dish or just chickpeas by themselves. The full name of the dish is hummus bi tahina (Arabic: حُمُّص بالطحينة) "chickpeas with tahini". Hummus is popular in various local forms throughout the Middle Eastern world.
Here is a video that gives you a great opportunity to know how hummus can be made easily at home. The chef presents this popular Middle Eastern dip recipe very well and gives serving suggestions too. This video is a must watch and do try out this quick, easy and flavorful recipe as well.