yellow Lentils | kik alicha

Ingredients:

1 Tablespoon oil

1 Teaspoon Ethiopia Spice Blend

1 cup dried yellow slit peas

2 cloves garlic, minced

1-inch piece ginger, diced

1 yellow onion, minced

3 cups water

1 teaspoon sal

Recipe:

1) Place split peas in medium saucepan. Cover with water; Bring to boil over high heat. Boil 5 minutes (or until soft) and drain.

2) In medium saucepan, heat oil over medium heat.  Add spices, garlic, and ginger, and cook stirring, 1 minute.  Add the onions and sauté until soft.

3) Stir in drained split peas. Cook, stirring, 1 minute and add salt.

3) Add 3 cups water; bring to boil. Cook, stirring occasionally and adding more water if needed, until split peas are very soft and stew is thick and not soupy, about 30 minutes.