Balila (dish)

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Balila (Arabic: بليلة‎) is a dish from the Levant. It consists of boiled chickpeas mixed with garlic, salt, cumin and olive oil. It is usually served as a hot mezze dish. Balila is also the name of a different Egyptian dish made of wheat germ and milk sweetened with sugar and decorated with nuts. It is especially popular during the Winter months.