Greek chickpea soup (revithia)

Main Dish
3 servings
16 min
30 min
Very Easy




  • Soak the chickpeas overnight. Drain them the following morning, add the baking soda and leave for 1 hour.
  • Put your hands in the bowl of chickpeas and rub them well. Rinse the chickpeas very well 4 or 5 times.
  • Put them in a pan and add enough water to cover them. Bring to the boil, removing the froth at the top with a wooden spoon just before they come to the boil.
  • Boil for 15 minutes. Drain the chickpeas and then put them back in the pan and add enough warm water to cover them again.
  • Bring to the boil, add the onion and rosemary and simmer for about 1½ hours or until they are really tender don't let them get dry and add water if necessary.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste. Whisk the olive oil with the lemon juice and add to the chickpeas.
  • Simmer for about another 5 minutes and then serve.

You may like



Greek Chickpea Soup (Revithia), photo 1
Greek Chickpea Soup (Revithia), photo 2


Rate this recipe:
Generate another secure code  = 

You may like

Recipe Greek bean soup - fasolada
Greek bean soup - fasolada
4 servings
50 min
Very Easy
Recipe Greek polisporo soup
Greek polisporo soup
1 servings
2 h 15 m
Very Easy
Recipe Greek style clam soup
Greek style clam soup
6 servings
50 min
Recipe Harira, the ramadan soup
Harira, the ramadan soup
8 servings
1 h 40 m
Very Easy
1 / 5
Recipe Chickpea and spinach soup
Chickpea and spinach soup
5 servings
50 min
Very Easy
Recipe Greek salad - Horiatiki
Greek salad - Horiatiki
3 servings
30 min
Very Easy