Indian-Spiced Yellow Split Pea Soup

Indian-Spiced Yellow Split Pea Soup
Makes 8
Prep 10 m
Cook 2 m
Slow Cook on HIGH for 5-1/2 hours or LOW for 7 hours



  1. 1 of 3 Combine 5 cups water, peas, cloves and cinnamon stick in slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH for 3 hours or LOW for 4 hours.
  2. 2 of 3 Remove the cloves and cinnamon stick. In a medium-size nonstick skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add cumin, 1/2 teaspoon ginger, turmeric, mustard seeds, coriander and cayenne to skillet and cook 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir the spice mixture into slow cooker and continue to cook another 2-1/2 hours on HIGH or 3 hours on LOW.
  3. 3 of 3 Carefully puree soup in batches. Just before serving, stir in remaining 1/2 teaspoon ginger, the cream, salt and pepper and serve over rice, if desired.
Nutrition Information for Indian-Spiced Yellow Split Pea Soup
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Per Serving: 30 g carb., 6 g Fat, total, 218 kcal cal., 11 g pro., 590 mg sodium, 14 g fiber, 16 mg chol., 3 g sat. fat