Easy Vegan Recipe: Chickpea Soup

This is cheap and delicious to make.

Chickpea soup copyright Photographer: Adrianna Anastasiades


300g dried chickpeas (soak in water 8 hours before you cook it)

2 lemons



1 tbsp Chili powder

1 tbsp ground cumin

1 litre water

3 tbsp olive oil

5 garlic cloves chopped

2 carrots chopped

2 Bay leaves

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 2 hours

Serves: 6-8


Step.1: In a large pot on a low heat, add the olive oil, chopped garlic and carrots and saute for 3 minutes.

Step. 2: Wash and drain the chickpeas and add to the pot and stir. Add the water, herbs and spices and squeeze the lemons with a fork above the pot, so that the juices land in the pot. Drizzle with olive oil and cover, stir occasionally.

Tip: You will know it is ready when the chickpea is Al dente to soft.

Tip: If you feel that you need more water, just add 1 more cup of water.

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