1/2 kilo (4 1/2 cups) of chick peas (garbanzos)
1 large onion
1 cup of olive oil or corn oil
1 tablespoonful of baking soda
salt, pepper, corn flour.
Soak the peas overnight with baking soda.
Then wash them with plenty of water and strain them.
Boil the peas in plenty of water and removing the scum on the top of the water.
When the chick peas are little soft. add onions, salt, pepper, oil, continue to boil.
When the chick peas are ready turning off the fire, add 1 or 2 tablespoons of corn flour to make soup thick. Stir it well. One could also add 1 whole green chilli to make it spicy.
When served you could add lemon juice also.