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Harissa Spiced Chickpea Soup

Harissa Spiced Chickpea Soup

Harissa Spiced Chickpea Soup

Serves: 4

Time: 25 mins

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp chili oil
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 300 gm boiled chickpeas
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 2 peeled and deseeded tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp Harissa paste
  • 200 ml vegetable stock- 200 ml
  • 15 gm chopped cilantro
  • ½ lemon, squeezed
  • Salt – to taste

Procedure

  1. Heat the chili oil in a pan. Add the cumin and garlic cook till it browns.
  2. Add the onions and cook till it becomes translucent.
  3. Add the Harissa paste and the tomatoes. Cook for 5 -7 minutes on slow heat.
  4. Add the chickpeas and slightly mash some chickpeas. Pour in the vegetable stock. Season the soup.
  5. Once it comes to a boil switch off the gas. Garnish with chopped cilantro and lemon juice. Serve with focaccia or flat bread.