Indian Spiced Vegetable Chickpea Soup

Indian Spiced Vegetable Chickpea Soup + Blendtec Blender Giveaway!

  • Author: Julia // A Cedar Spoon
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Soup, Dinner



  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled and chopped
  • 3 cups vegetable broth, low sodium if possible
  • 2 russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 214.5oz diced tomatoes
  • 215oz cans of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 Tablespoons garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro


  1. In a large pot heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, garlic, celery and carrot and sauté until soft.
  2. Add the vegetable broth, potatoes, tomatoes, chickpeas, garam masalas, turmeric and ginger and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from heat and add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Puree half of the soup in a blender and return to the pot.
  5. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve warm with bread.


You can use less broth for this soup and make it more of a stew (try 1-2 cups of vegetable broth) and then put over a bed of brown rice.


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