Yellow Split Pea Dahl
- 1 cup yellow split peas, uncooked
- 2 cups water or vegetable broth
- 1 tsp turmeric
- 1/4 tsp cayenne
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tbsp Earth Balance or other vegan margarine
- 1 onion, diced
- 1 1/2 tsp cumin, whole or ground
- 2 whole cloves
- dash pepper, to taste
In a large pot, place the peas and water or vegetable broth, and bring to a slow simmer. Add the turmeric, cayenne and salt, and cover. Allow to cook at least 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
In a large skillet, heat the onion, cumin and clove in the Earth Balance/margarine. Cook for 4-6 minutes, until onion is soft. Add the onion and spices to the split peas, and allow to simmer for at least 5 more minutes.
Add a dash of pepper and more salt, if desired, and serve hot with rice
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