- STEP 1
Rince split pea until water runs clear.
- STEP 2
Boil 1 litre of water, add cinnamon stick, turmeric, chilli pieces and 2 slices of ginger. Simmer for 30-45 minutes (check packaging of split pea for recommended cooking lengths.)
- STEP 3
Heat oil in frying pan and add cumin seed. Fry for 30 seconds and add onion, chilli (add aditional chilli here if required), ginger. Fry until onion is soft. Add garlic, coriander, garam masala and salt and fry for further two minutes. Add tomato plus 100ml water and allow to cook for 20-30 minutes.
- STEP 4
Add spice mix to split pea and stir though. Squeeze in lemon juice and serve topped with coriander leaf.
- STEP 5
Eat as a main with roti or as a side.