Spinach Soup with Chickpeas Recipe

 
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Spinach Soup with Chickpeas
How to make Spinach Soup with Chickpeas
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Spinach Soup with Chickpeas Recipe: The good old spinach soup but with a twist, some spicy chickpeas thrown in there.

Ingredients of Spinach Soup with Chickpeas

  • 2 Cups Spinach, chopped
  • 1 Cup Chickpeas (half cooked and soaked in water)
  • 1/2 Onion, sliced
  • 2 Shallots, sliced
  • 1/2 tsp Butter
  • 3-4 Garlic cloves, chopped
  • A pinch of A pinch of cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red chilly powder
  • A dash of turmeric
  • Garnish:
  • Cream
  • Black and white sesame seeds
  • Red chilly powder
  • Sesame oil

How to Make Spinach Soup with Chickpeas

  • 1.In a pan heat the butter and add the onions and shallots to it. Add the spices and mix well.
  • 2.Once it browns a bit add the chickpeas.
  • 3.Reserve the water in which the chickpeas were soaked.
  • 4.Saute the chickpeas for a while.
  • 5.When it becomes nice and moist, add the the reserved chickpea water.
  • 6.Then add the spinach leaves to this and let it cook for about two minutes.
  • 7.Spinach cooks really fast.
  • 8.Now put the spinach and chickpea pan into another bowl full of icy water.
  • 9.Let it cool down for a couple of minutes.
  • 10.Once it comes down to room temperature, add it to the blender and blend it well.
  • 11.Dabble a little cream and black sesame seeds for garnish.
Key Ingredients: Spinach, Chickpeas (half cooked and soaked in water), Onion, Shallots, Butter, Garlic cloves, Red chilly powder, A dash of turmeric, Cream, Black and white sesame seeds, Red chilly powder, Sesame oil

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