Soup is manna for the soul, and this soup is a spectacular meal sure to please the entire family.
Rinse and drain chickpeas. In a large pot, heat the oil for 15 seconds and add bay leaf, ginger and garlic. Saute for 15 seconds, then add spices except salt and pepper. Saute spices for 1 minute. Add stock and stir 1 minute.
Add chickpeas, vegetables. Stir 1 minute and then add water.
Cover pot and simmer for 30 minutes. During last 2 minutes add spinach, stir, and leave lid off.
Season with salt and pepper.