Recipe ingredients and directions:

Indian Yellow Split Peas

Yield: 4 Servings

1/2 cup yellow split peas

5 cups water

1/2 tsp turmeric

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp crushed red pepper

2 Tbsp ghee

2 Tbsp chopped onions

1 clove garlic, minced

1 tsp cumin seeds

Combine peas, water, turmeric, salt and pepper in a pot over medium

heat and cook for about 30 minutes, or until peas have disintegrated

and sauce has thickened to desired consistency. Stir every 10 mins

or so and watch to make sure peas don't boil over. Remove from

heat when done.

Heat ghee in a small frying pan and add onions, garlic, and cumin.

Saute until onions and garlic are just turning brown. Pour tarka

into the dal. Mix well, cover and leave for 10 mins. Serve with

steamed rice or roti.

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