Ethiopian Split Pea Mild Stew

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by yewoinfamilycooking

Simple dish for vegans, vegetarians and Lent observers

Top Review by Elmotoo

Very yummy. I doubled it & the 4 of us finished it. Also, it takes more like an hour to cook the peas. But it's delicious. Made for PAC Fall '08.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In medium heat cook the onion with one cup of water and one table spoon of oil; stir and sauté continuously until it is very soft. You may add more water if needed. (10 minutes).
  2. Add to the onion the rest of the oil, garlic, bishop weed, ginger and curry/turmeric; Cook for five minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, bring to boil 3 cups of water in a medium pot; add the rinsed split peas; Cook it for 10 minutes.
  4. Strain the water from the cooked peas, set aside.
  5. Add the cooked peas to the onion; Mix well and cook it for 5 minutes; add one cup of the set-aide water, salt and black pepper. Cook for another 15 minutes or until simmers;.
  6. Add the sliced hot pepper and remove from heat. You may serve it cold or warm with Injera or bread of your choice.

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