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Yellow Split Pea Soup Recipe

Serves 4 to 6


  • 1 lb yellow split peas
  • 8 cups water
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 6 large garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt, or to taste
  • Black pepper, and/or cayenne pepper


1. Place split peas in a saucepan with the water.
2. Cover and bring to a boil.
3. Lower heat and simmer very slowly, partially covered, until soft, 2 to 2 1/2 hours.
4. Melt butter in a large skillet.
5. Add garlic, cumin, mustard seeds, turmeric, and cinnamon.
6. Cook, stirring, over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes.
7. Add to cooked peas and stir until everything is well mixed.
8. Add salt and peppers.


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Main Ingredient:Vegetable / Peas
Course:First Course
Special Diet:Vegetarian

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