Atar Allecha (Ethiopian spiced green pea puree)

From Sephardic Cooking by Mark Copeland;
Serving Size: 4
1/3 cup Onion --chopped
2 cloves Garlic --finely chopped
1 tbs Corn oil
1 cup Split greenpeas; soaked -- cooked and drained
1/2 tsp Turmeric --ground
1/2 tsp salt
3 tsp Hot greenpepper -- finely chopped
1 cup water

Soak peas for one hour.
Cook for 1/2 hour.
Mash. Set aside.

In dry pan over moderate low heat, stir fry the onion and garlic for 2 mins.
Add oil and stir fry one minute more.

Add the mashed peas, tumeric, salt, and chili.
Mix well.
Add the water and cook 3-4 mins longer to reduce the mixture to a thick, green, well spiced puree.

Serve with warm Injeera.

additional informations

Recipe group Main,Side dish
region African
K.E.S. - ksonness@suffolk.lib.ny.us
submitted by Renato Pichler / renato@vegetarismus.ch

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