Tasty Turmeric Split Peas and Vegetables Recipe

Take a break from meat and try this amazingly tasty Turmeric Split Peas and Vegetable recipe!

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Tasty and healthy turmeric recipe!

let’s make turmeric split peas and vegetable recipe

Turmeric Split Peas and Vegetables is a high-carb lunch that works well as a side or as a main dish. It also packs 22g of protein per serving, making it a perfect healthy lunch for someone on the go. Cooking the spices and chilies in vegetable oil develops the flavors more fully in this savory dish.

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Ingredients for Turmeric Split Peas and Vegetables

  • 2 tsps vegetable oil
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp ground tumeric
  • 2 jalapeno chilies, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 cups caulifowerets
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 cups pre-cooked yellow split peas
  • 2 cups frozen green peas, thawed
  • 1 can (~15 oz) black beans, drained

Directions to make Turmeric Split Peas and Vegetables

Step 1

Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

Step 2

Add cumin, turmeric, and chilies in oil and cook for two minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 3

Add cauliflowers and chicken broth. Cover and cook 3 to 4 minutes, until cauliflowers are tender.

Step 4

Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cook for about five minutes, stirring the mixture until hot.

Special note in cooking the split peas

Instructions for cooking yellow split peas will be on the bag. Typically, half a bag (1 pound) will require either soaking peas in 3 to 4 cups of water overnight, or boiling the same amount for two minutes and setting aside for an hour.

Yield: 4 servings

Tasty Turmeric Split Peas and Vegetables

Tasty Turmeric Split Peas and Vegetables

Take a breather from meat and go all veggies. This amazingly tasty turmeric split peas and vegetables is offering not just something good in the tastebuds but also good for the body!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tsps vegetable oil
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp ground tumeric
  • 2 jalapeno chilies, seeded and finely chopped
  • 2 cups caulifowerets
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 cups pre-cooked yellow split peas
  • 2 cups frozen green peas, thawed
  • 1 can (~15 oz) black beans, drained

Instructions

  1. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add cumin, turmeric, and chilies in oil and cook for two minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add cauliflowerets and chicken broth.  Cover and cook 3 to 4 minutes, until cauliflowerets are tender.
  4. Stir in the remaining ingredients.  Cook about five minutes, stirring the mixture until hot.

Notes

Check the instructions on how to cook split beans, as instructions vary from each brand/package.

Have you tried this amazingly tasty turmeric split peas and veggies recipe? How did it turn out?

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