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Indian Split Pea Soup


Yellow split peas
2 cups
Water or stock
8 cups
Sunflower oil
2 tbsp
Onion – diced
1 cup
Minced garlic
1 ½ tbsp
Fresh minced ginger root
1 tbsp
Spinach – chopped
1 ½ cups
Ground cumin
¼ tsp
Ground coriander
¼ tsp
½ tsp
Cayenne pepper
1/8 tsp
1 tsp

Wash peas. Add to water or stock in a 3-quart soup pot. Bring to a boil and cook on low heat for 45 minutes, half covered with a lid, stirring occasionally.

Heat the oil in a fry pan and saute the onions, garlic, and ginger until lightly browned and tender. Add to split peas along with all the remaining ingredients. Lower heat to simmer, cover, and continue to cook 30 minutes more, stirring occasionally.