Harira Soup

Serves 4 – free on EE

4 oz dried chick peas (use canned if prefer)

1 onion (sliced)

2 pts stock (chicken or vegetable)

4 oz tomatoes (use canned if prefer)

4oz chicken (diced)

2 tbsp lemon juice

½ tsp ground cinnamon

½ tsp ground cumin

2oz rice

Salt and pepper


1.     Soak chick peas for at least 6 hours

2.    Put chick peas, onion and stock into a large saucepan, bring to boil and simmer for 40 minutes

3.    Peel tomatoes and chop, add to chickpeas with the chicken, lemon juice, cinnamon and cumin. Season if necessary. Cover and cook for 10 minutes.

4.    Add the rice and simmer uncovered for 12-15 minutes.

5.     Serve and enjoy J

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