Chickpea Soup


* 2 cups dried chickpeas, soaked overnight or or 2 cans chickpeas
* 2 onions, chopped
* 8-10 cups water
* 3 carrots, chopped
* 3 potatoes, cut into small pieces
* Pinch salt
* 1 teaspoon turmeric
* 1 teaspoon coriander
* A little cayenne (don't be a wuss, put some more in ferchrissake!)
* Black pepper
* Maybe the juice of half a lemon or so

Put chickpeas, onions and 8-10 cups water in a large pot and bring to a boil. Lower to simmer for one hour. Add potatoes and carrots, some more water and spices (but not the black pepper). Bring to a boil, cover and simmer for like 2 hours. Then add black pepper and lemon juice.