*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                       YELLOW PEA BROTH WITH TOMATOES
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Appetizers
                 Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      2/3   c            Yellow split peas
      1/2   ts           Turmeric
      1/2   ts           Coriander
    8       c            Water
      1/2   tb           Peanut oil
    1       t            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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