*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     KOOTU (VEGETABLES WITH SPLIT PEAS)
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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      1/2   c            Yellow split peas
    3       sm           Potatoes
      1/4   ts           Each turmeric, cayenne
      1/2                Head cabbage, shredded
    2                    Hot chili peppers, chopped
      1/2   ts           Salt
    1       c            Grated coconut
    1       t            Ground cumin
    2       tb           Oil
      1/2   ts           Mustard seeds
      1/2   ts           Urid dal
      1/2   ts           White rice
 
   Instructions: Wash split peas, drain. Put in small
   saucepan with 1-1/2 c. water, bring to boil. Lower
   heat, cover partially, cook for 1 hour until peas are
   tender but not mushy. Make sure water doesn't totally
   evaporate. Set aside. Wash & peel potatoes; dice. Put
   potatoes in large saucepan with turmeric, cayenne & 2
   c. water.  Bring to boil; cover, lower heat & simmer
   for 7-8 minutes.  Add cooked peas, cabbage, chilis,
   salt. Cook, stirring gently, over moderately high heat
   until cabbage is just tender. Add coconut & cumin.
   Lower heat & simmer a couple of minutes. Heat oil in
   small frypan. Add mustard seeds, urid dal & rice.
   When dal reddens add all to vegetables.
  
 
 
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