Yellow Split Pea Dahl
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A warm and hearty anti-inflammatory meal.
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  • 2 tsp black mustard seeds
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp curry powder
  • Pinch or two of chili flakes or cayenne
  • 2 Tbs fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 cups yellow split peas, soaked for 6-8 hours and rinsed thoroughly
  • ½ – 1 cup green peas (fresh or frozen)
  • 6 cups of water
  • Sea salt to taste
  • Cilantro, as optional garnish
Make It Like So
  1. Heat large pot over medium heat and add mustard seeds and toast until they begin to pop.
  2. Add in oil and onion and saute until oil becomes translucent (about 8 mins).
  3. Add in curry powder, chili/cayenne, and fresh ginger.
  4. Saute for another minute or two.
  5. Add in the split peas and water.
  6. Cover and bring to a boil then reduce heat and summer for about 45 mins (until peas are soft and creamy).
  7. Add salt and season to taste
  8. Remove from heat and serve over greens or your fave grain.
Recipe by Meghan Telpner at