Vegetable stew with lamb

Saute 1 big chopped onion and 4 cloves of garlic, add 500 g of lamb cut in pieces, fry a few minutes than add 1 tb sp. of minced ginger, 1 or more tsp. of chili powder, 1 tsp. of paprika, 1/2tsp. of turmeric and cinnamon each and a dash of ground cloves.  
Add equal amounts of green beans, potatoes and carrots cut into not too small pieces, chickpeas* and salt  
Bring to boil and simmer on small heat for about 45 minutes.  
* If you use dried chickpeas, soak them beforehand. You have to precook them, depending on their age, before adding them together with the vegetables. If you use canned chickpeas, rinse well and only add 10 minutes before stew is done.