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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Sabzi Shorva (Cream of Curried Vegetable and Split Pea Sou

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Category: Indian, Vegetarian, Vegetables, Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 4 tb To 5T Usli Ghee-(see below)
  • 1 tb Curry Powder -- (storebought
  • Is fine
  • 1/2 c Finely Chopped Onion
  • 1/2 c Finely Chopped Carrots
  • 1/2 c Finely Chopped Celery
  • 1 c Water
  • 3/4 c Finely Pureed Fresh Tomatoes
  • Or--
  • 1/2 c Canned Tomato Puree
  • 3 c Cooked Split Peas -- (see
  • Below)
  • 1/4 ts Black Pepper
  • 1/2 c To 3/4 C Light Cream or milk
  • Chopped Coriander -- for
  • Garnish


1. Heat the ghee in a 3 to 4 quart deep pot over medium-high heat. When it
is very hot, add the curry powder and immdeiately add the onion, carrots,
and celery. Saute the vegetables, stirring often to ensure that they brown
evenly, for 5 minutes. Add 1 cup water, the tomatoes, split peas, pepper,
and salt. Cover and cook over low heat until the vegetables are tender (10
minutes). Add enough light cream or milk to mellow and velvetize the soup
as well as thin it.

2. Heat the soup thorougly and serve garnished with chopped fresh

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