Recipe by Valerie the Canadian Foodie http://www.acanadianfoodie.com/2009/07/01/thermomix-spicy-tomato-and-chickpea-soup-yummmmmmmm/
2 tsp. of yellow mustard seeds
3 tsp fennel seeds
3 tsp coriander seeds
2 tsp of cumin seeds (I used 1 tsp ground)
4 cloves of garlic, crushed
1 medium onion, chopped
2 tsp sugar
400g can chick peas, drained and rinsed
400g can diced tomatoes
400g chicken stock
2 red capsicums, roasted, peeled, and seeded
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
Fry the finely chopped onion and crushed garlic in a frypan until tender.
Toast the first 4 ingredients in the TM bowl for 4 mins 100C speed 2.
Add the fried onion and garlic to the bowl as well as salt, sugar, chick peas, tomatoes and the stock. Cook at Varoma temp for 10 mins speed 3.
Add roasted pepper and puree for 50 secs on speed 8, or until desired consistency.
Serve hot with a dollop of homemade/Greek yoghurt if desired.