Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 1/2 cups yellow split peas

  2. 4 1/2 cups water

  3. 1 1/2 tsp. salt

  4. 1 Tbs. cumin seeds

  5. 1/2 tsp. turmeric

  6. 1/4 cup olive oil

  7. 1/4 tsp. crushed hot pepper flakes

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. wash peas in a sieve until water runs clear

  2. place in a medium pot with water and tumeric and bring to a boil

  3. lower heat as low as you can to retain a very slow simmer for 1 hour

  4. mash in the pot with a potato masher or use a immursion blender, to a smooth concistency

  5. add salt to taste and keep warm

  6. in a small skillet, heat oil over medium heat, add cumin and crushed pepper, cook for 3 minutes, careful not to burn

  7. stir oil and spice mix into soup and serve


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