Recipe: Split Peas and Yogurt Soup

Last Updated: Thursday, April 2, 2009 - 16:06

Enjoy the delicious split peas and yogurt soup

Ingredients:

½ cup split mung beans (soaked)
½ cup yellow split peas (soaked)
1 ½ cups plain yogurt
2 medium onions (minced)
4 tablespoon chopped cilantro
2 teaspoons garam masala powder
2 tablespoons garlic paste
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
½ teaspoon red pepper
1 tablespoon ghee or butter
salt to taste
few mint leaves (chopped)
few coriander (cilantro) leaves (chopped)

Procedure:

Soak split Mung Dal and pea for at least 3 hours.
In a big saucepan, heat ghee. Fry onions and garlic until light golden.
Add spices and few tablespoons water and heat few seconds
Add drained mung and peas with 1 cup yogurt.
Cook for 8 to 10 minutes at medium-low heat.
Add salt, cilantro and half cup water. Cook again for few minutes.
When the legumes are tender, add remaining yogurt and simmer for 5 minutes or more.
Remove from heat. Garnish and serve hot with rice or bread.



First Published: Thursday, April 2, 2009 - 16:06
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