Warm Your Winter With The Indian Chickpea Soup

Reviewed by:  Lisa Donaldson, APD, M.Nutr&Diet, B.Edu

There is actually nothing better than a hot soup on a cold night. Warm your evenings with this free Voome Indian Chickpea Soup

Serves 4 l Prep Time 20 mins l Cooking Time 40 mins l 320 Calories

Soup Ingredients

2 Tablespoons Olive Oil (40g)

1 Onion (89g), chopped

2 Cloves Garlic (6g), crushed

1/2 Teaspoons Garam Masala (1g)

4 Cups Liquid Vegetable Stock (1000g)

3 Carrot (183g), halved lengthways, then sliced

3 Celery Stalk (120g), sliced

3 Turnip (366g), diced

2 X 400g cans Canned Chickpeas (560g), rinsed

150g Green Beans, trimmed, then sliced

80g Baby Spinach

Method

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until soft. Add garlic and garam masala and cook, stirring, for 30 seconds.
  2. Pour in stock and 4 cups (1L) water. Add carrots, celery and turnip, and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes.
  3. Add chickpeas and beans and simmer for a further 5 minutes. Stir in spinach leaves.
  4. Ladle into bowls and season with freshly ground black pepper.

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