Indian Chickpea and Vegetable Soup

indian chickpea and vegetable soup


  • 1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • 1 large Onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated East End Ginger
  • 1 Garlic clove, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon East End Garam Masala
  • 850ml Vegetable Stock
  • 2 large Carrots, quartered lengthways and chopped
  • 400g can East End Chickpeas, drained
  • 100g Green Beans, chopped


  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan, and then add the onion, ginger and garlic. Fry for 2 minutes, then add the garam masala, give it 1 min more, then add the stock and carrots. Simmer for 10 minutes, and then add the chickpeas.
  2. Use a stick blender to whiz the soup a little. Stir in the beans and simmer for 3 minutes.
  3. Great with Naan Bread.