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Curried Split Peas - Kenyan Dhal Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Beth Cunningham
Added: Thursday, July 10, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. yellow split peas (lentils)
3 1/2 c. water
2 tbsp. oil
2 medium onions, chopped
4-6 cloves garlic
2 tbsp. curry powder
2 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. salt
2-4 tbsp. cilantro, chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Soak peas overnight or heat to boiling, turn off heat and let stand 1 hour. After soaking, bring to a boil, then simmer until soft and mushy, about 45 minutes. In separate frypan, saute onions and garlic (crushed or chopped) over medium heat in oil until brown. Add curry powder, cumin and salt. Fry 1 minute. Mix with cooked split peas. Add cilantro according to taste. Simmer briefly to blend flavors. If possible, make the day before you want to eat it.

 

 

 

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