Harissa Spiced Chickpea Soup

Harissa Spiced Chickpea Soup


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


Heat the chili oil in a pan. Add the cumin and garlic cook till it browns.

Add the onions and cook till it becomes translucent.

Add the Harissa paste and the tomatoes. Cook for 5 -7 minutes on slow heat.

Add the chickpeas and slightly mash some chickpeas. Pour in the vegetable stock. Season the soup.

Once it comes to a boil switch off the gas. Garnish with chopped cilantro and lemon juice. Serve with focaccia or flat bread.


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