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dhal curried split peas

Desciption

an inexpensive indian meal full of good flavor. from mennonite cookbook more-with-less which says to serve this with a vegetable curry, tomato chutney, cottage cheese or yogurt and a fresh fruit try. i sometimes use mung beans in place of the split peas. the long prep time is to soak the peas.

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Steps

  1. Soak peas or beans 3-4 hours in the 2 1 / 2 cups water
  2. Add turmeric
  3. Cayenne and salt and bring to a boil
  4. Reduce heat
  5. Partially cover and simmer 20-30 minutes
  6. Peas should be tender and beginning to disintegrate
  7. Add additional water if necessary to maintain thick gravy consistency
  8. Meanwhile
  9. Saute in a small pan the onion in butter with remaining seasonings
  10. Fry till onion is well browned
  11. Add onion to peas
  12. Serve over rice

Step 9

Total Time in Minute 270

Ingredients Count 10

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Ingredients

Split peas

Water

Turmeric

Cayenne

Salt

Butter

Onion

Whole cumin seed

Cloves

Black peppercorns

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