Pride Of India's nutritious range of lentils are naturally cultivated in the humid and temperate areas of India for small periods every year using the best farming practices. The split lentils are easy to digest and are a great source of protein, fiber, and iron. Our lentils can be consumed independently as well as in combination with rice and bread.
Use 3 Cups water per 1 Cup dry lentil. Add 1-2 tsp oil, if desired. For making a lentil soups increase amount of water. For making lentil salad reduce amount of water.
1. Soak lentils for 15-20 minutes. 2. Rinse thoroughly and drain water. 3. Add 3 cups of water per 1 cup of dry lentils in a wide pot and heat on low uncovered. 4. Once the water is at the level of the lentils, cover the pot. 5. Allow to sit for 10-15 minutes. Serve hot or cold.
1. Prep lentils same as above 2. Use 3 cups water per 1 cup of lentils and add to a microwave safe dish or electric cooker 3. Heat for 15-20 minutes on medium heat covered. Serve hot or cold.
Split Yellow Pigeon Peas are part of the legume family. Our nutritious range of Pigeon peas is naturally cultivated in the humid and temperate areas of India for small periods every year using the best farming practices.
3G Protein per serving
Excellent source of dietary fiber, and various vitamins
Split Yellow Pigeon Peas Soup Recipe:
2 medium white onions, cut into 1-inch cubes
3 -4 cloves garlic, smashed
2 cups yellow split peas, about 1 lb
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1⁄2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1⁄8 teaspoon hot sauce
6 cups fat-free chicken broth
Put the onion in a large nonstick saucepan over medium-low heat.
Cook for about 5 minutes, stirring constantly until the onion is wilted and translucent.
Add the garlic, stir and continue to cook for 1 minute.
Stir in the split peas, then the seasonings, hot sauce, and the broth.
Raise the heat to be medium and bring to a boil.
Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer for about 1 hour, until the soup is relatively thick.
Remove the cover and stir well before serving.
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