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Yellow Pea Broth with Tomatoes

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Category: Appetizers, Vegetables, Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 2/3 c Yellow split peas
  • 1/2 ts Turmeric
  • 1/2 ts Coriander
  • 8 c Water
  • 1/2 tb Peanut oil
  • 1 ts Mustard seeds
  • 3 lg Ripe tomatoes, peeled,
  • - seeded & chopped
  • 1 tb Corn oil
  • Salt & pepper
  • 2 tb Cilantro, chopped


Combine spolit peas, turmeric, coriander, water & oil
in a large pot. Bring to a boil, stirring
occasionally, reduce heat, partially cover & cook
until peas are soft & break down when crushed. Puree
till smooth.

Heat clean pot over moderately high heat, add mustard
seeds & fry till they begin to pop. Add tomato & cook
until it softens, 2 to 3 minutes. Add pureed split pea
mixture. Stir in corn oil & season. Serve hot or
chiled, garnished with cilantro.

Adapted from Yamuna Devi, "Yamuna's Table"

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