*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           Yellow Split Pea Soup
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      Pound         Yellow Split Peas
    8      Cups          Water
    2      Tablespoons   Unsalted Butter
    6      Large         Garlic Cloves -- crushed
    2      Teaspoons     Cumin
    2      Teaspoons     Mustard Seeds
    1 1/2  Teaspoons     Turmeric
    1      Teaspoon      Cinnamon
    1      Teaspoon      Salt -- or to taste
                         Black Pepper -- -and/or-
                         Cayenne Pepper
 
 Place split peas in a saucepan with the water.  Cover and bring to a
 boil.  Lower heat and simmer very slowly, partially covered, until soft
 (2 to 2 1/2 hours)
 
 Melt butter in a large skillet.  Add garlic, cumin, mustard seeds,
 turmeric, and cinnamon.  Cook, stirring, over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes.
 Add to cooked peas and stir until everything is well mixed.  Add salt and
 peppers.
 
 
 
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