Split Pea Soup (Dhall)

It is healthy comfort food and a great source of protein.  It is a dish made with split peas and cooked with onions, tomatoes, spices, etc.  

 

Our dish was prepared with our Homestyle Pink Split Peas and our Pride of India Spices:

Black Mustard Seeds

Garlic Flakes

Mild Vegetable Curry

 

Ideal for a plant-based, meat-free or vegan diet.

 

Serves 3-4.

 

  

 

Ingredients

3 tbsp oil/ghee

1 onion, finely sliced

1 tomato, grated/blended

½ tsp Pride of India Black Mustard Seeds

½ tsp Pride of India Garlic Flakes, rehydrated

2 tsp Pride of India Mild Vegetable Curry

1 cup Homestyle Pink Split Peas, boiled

1 sprig curry leaves

fresh coriander, for garnishing

salt

water

 

Method

Soak Homestyle Pink Split Peas overnight or for a few hours.  Add water to cover and boil until soft and smooth.

 

Heat oil/ghee in a pot. Fry onion, Pride of India Black Mustard Seeds and curry leaves. Sauté until onions are translucent.

 

Add Pride of India Mild Vegetable Curry and fry for approximately 30 seconds.  Add a little water, if necessary.

 

Add tomato and garlic and cook on low heat for 5 minutes.

 

Add the boiled Homestyle Pink Split Peas, water to cover and bring to a boil.  Season with salt.

 

Simmer for 20-30 minutes or until you have achieved your desired consistency. 

 

Garnish with fresh coriander.

 

Serve with rice or your choice of flatbread (roti, paratha, naan or puri).

 

Note:

Substitute our Homestyle Pink Split Peas with our Homestyle Yellow Split Peas or Green Split Peas.

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