Cold Indian Split Pea Soup

READY IN: 1hr 50mins
Recipe by AbsurdBookNerd

Posting for safe keeping so I can try later. Good on a hot summer day.

Top Review by Elmotoo

This is great! I didn't have yellow peas so I used green. It just wasn't as pretty. ;) Cook, cook, cook the peas the full 90 minutes so they are super soft & puree nicely. I whisked the yogurt in instead of using it as a garnish. It *does* take awhile - actually a LONG while - to cool down so plan ahead. dd & i really enjoyed this! dh hated it. oh well! Made for TOTM 7/12 Ice Cold Delights.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pick over the peas to remove any grit & then wash and drain them.
  2. Place the drained peas in a large saucepan with water and turmeric. Bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and cover. Simmer for 90 minutes or until peas are tender. Remove from heat.
  4. Put peas & liquid into a blender or food processor (prefer to use a hand blender in the pot). Add the lemon juice, cumin, coriander, chili, salt and pepper. Blend until smooth.
  5. Transfer to a serving bowl and refrigerate until cool.
  6. Garnish with a swirl of yogurt.

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