This soup is not very photogenic but I assure you it tastes great. (Also my fault for forgetting to take a shot before we filled our bowls!) This is another recipe from the Re-Bar Cookbook that I just tried for the first time this week.  The broth was amazing – addictive really. I think anything with coconut milk, ginger, garlic and cilantro is a winner though. The only thing floating in the soup was the chick peas and some onion. So, yes, you do have to like chick peas to eat this soup. (My husband declined. He draws the line at chick peas in our house.)

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Curried Chick Pea Soup

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8 cups vegetable broth

2 Tbsp olive oil

1 yellow onion, finely diced

2 tsp salt

2 bay leaves

8 garlic cloves

3 Tbsp minced ginger

2 jalapeño peppers, seeded

1 red pepper

6 ripe tomatoes

1 tsp cumin seed

1 tsp coriander seed

1 tsp paprika

1 tsp garam masala

1/4 tsp cracked black pepper

1/8 tsp tumeric

3 cups canned/cooked chickpeas

1/4 cup prepared mango chutney

1/2 can coconut milk

1/2 bunch cilantro, minced

Directions:

Heat the oil in a soup pot and add onion, 1 tsp salt and bay leaves. Sauté until onions are soft and golden. Meanwhile., places the garlic, ginger, peppers, and tomatoes in a food processor and pulse until the vegetables form a rough purée. Set aside. Note: What makes this soup so good is the purée!

Next, grind the cumin and coriander seeds. Add these and all remaining spices to the sautéed onions and continue cooking and stirring for 5 minutes. Add the vegetable purée and another tsp of salt and simmer until blobs of oil pool on the surface. Add the chick peas and vegetable broth and bring to a simmer. Cook several minutes, then add the chutney and coconut milk. Using a potato masher, gently mash the chick peas against the bottom of the pot to break them up slightly and thicken the soup. If this is something you don’t care about, don’t do it, as mashing the chick peas will cause their skins to come off, which many folks, including me and my kids don’t care for on their own. Simmer and season to taste with salt and cracked pepper. Add chopped cilantro just before serving.

Serve with warm whole wheat chapati or pita bread and a salad.

Serves 8.

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