Heat the oil in a saucepan. Add onion and garlic & cook for 3-4 minutes or until the onion is soft.
Add the chili, spices,vegetable cubes and stir for a further minute.
Add 4 cups water and mix knorr thick tomato soup & bring to boil over high heat.
Simmer for 7 minutes. Add basil and Set aside to cool slightly.
Puree the soup in a blender, until smooth.
Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Serve hot with crisp bread croutons