Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is a recipie i developed due to my love of indian spices...smile...this soup tastes great made without the ham too...

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In pot stir fry these ingeredients for 2 minutes:.
  2. 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  3. 1 large yellow/ white onion chopped.
  4. 1 tbsp garlic ( 3 fresh cloves chopped).
  5. 2 tbps fresh ginger sliced and chopped.
  6. 2 tbsp samji curry powder/ or garam masala powder.
  7. 1 teaspoon cumin.
  8. 1 teaspoon tumeric.
  9. 1 teaspoon corriander.
  10. Then Add:.
  11. Ham bone/ or as much ham (chopped) as you want.
  12. 8 cups of water.
  13. 2 bay leaves.
  14. 1/2 Lbs Mixture of split peas/ red and yellow lentils (or just lentils).
  15. 3 large carrots chopped.
  16. 3 - 4 large chopped tomatoes.
  17. 1 large potatoe / 1 cup squash chopped in cubes (both optional).
  18. 1/2 cup cilantro finely chopped.
  19. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to medium and simmer, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour or more, or until the peas are tender.
  20. Serve with hot red pepper flakes/ fresh cilantro on top/ spoonfull of plain yogurt to taste on top.

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